Requiring majority winners for congressional elections: A Q&A with Ned Foley

Most elections for Congress feature a general election with a Democrat and a Republican who previously were picked by partisan primaries. These first-past-the-post elections present voters with a singular choice: Pick the Democratic candidate or the Republican candidate. This limited choice is becoming increasingly problematic for Americans as fewer and fewer of them much like either of the two major parties. Moreover, this form of election often leaves Americans voting for the lesser of two icky choices. What can be done to improve matters? I contacted Edward “Ned” Foley of the Ohio State University…. (Read more)

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