Commentary & Analysis

The Gift of Better Elections

Are the holidays a stressful time for you, too? Despite my best efforts, this time of year seems to always be a little difficult for me.

I want to give the people I love meaningful and useful gifts. Not generic clutter. And that can be difficult when the people you love have everything they need.

But last year, I ran across a great idea thanks to one of our supporters, Kit. So I wanted to share it with you today… just in case you’re still looking for the perfect last-minute gift.

Long troubled by our broken elections, Kit was searching for a solution. Last year, she discovered approval voting and was convinced that it would help give the people fairer and more representative elections.

“I knew supporting your work was what I wanted to give the next generation of my family, since they are the ones who will be living with the fallout from my generation’s decisions,” Kit shared.

So Kit decided to make a donation in honor of her nieces and nephews last year. And when we heard about her unique gift idea, we just had to rush her some cards to help her better share the gift.

“Most Americans have never questioned our system, never thought about the possibility of other ways to find out what a population really wants,” Kit explained. “So it was gratifying to invite the next generation into the conversation.”

Kit’s voting-age nieces and nephews loved that they were able to learn about a better way of voting last year, and I bet there’s someone in your life who would appreciate it, too.

Want to give the gift of better elections? Luckily, it’s even easier this year! When you donate here, you can automatically send them an e-card!

Wishing you a relaxing holiday season!