The Sydney Herald: Meet the Australian lawyer trying to fix the US electoral system a vote at a time


Ruth Greenwood, a graduate of Sydney University's law school, led legal arguments that three federal judges agreed showed North Carolina's electoral map is rigged in favour of the Republican Party. "This is democracy," Greenwood who is senior legal counsel for the voting advocacy group Campaign Legal Center in Chicago, says.


"There may be problems in Australia but we managed to get rid of gerrymandering and we use ranked choice - or preferential - voting so we don't get so many political extremists. These are systems that could be implemented in America and hopefully will, one day."

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