How to Fix Our Voting Rules Before November

How to Fix Our Voting Rules Before November
April 5, 2020

In 1979, the NBA introduced the three-point line, creating new super-stars who could hit the long-range jumper. The bigger long-term impact of the change, though, was to increase the effectiveness of the tallest players, who benefitted from stretched defenses. What is true of sports is also true of elections—even slight adjustments to the rules can tilt the game for or against certain players, and ultimately influence outcomes, sometimes in unanticipated ways.

Read the full article on The Atlantic.