When we say fusion, we’re not talking about nuclear power.
We’re talking about a common-sense election reform that can give working families an independent voice in politics.
Fusion (an electoral system that used to be common across the nation) gives voters the opportunity to vote their values, push common-sense issues, and hold politicians accountable.
Below are some resources to make the case for fusion:
What is Fusion? – a basic flyer explaining how it works, and why it’s so powerful.
Five Ways Fusion Voting is Good for Oregon – a short checklist of what we stand to gain.
First Among Thirds – an article from the May 2006 American Prospect about how the New York Working Families Party has used fusion to become the state’s most effective independent political force.
Testimony by Josh Mason of the National Open Ballot Project for Fusion Voting in Oregon.
Testimony by Adam Morse of the Brennan Center for Justice in favor of Fusion in Voting in Oregon.
National Open Ballot Project – a national organization promoting fusion voting across the country.
Fusion’s Third-Party Path to the Center by David Sirota in the San Fransisco Chronicle.