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Political innovation is ready for primetime in America

The first step to joining the movement is understanding how America's political system really works. For that, please consider reading the new book from business leader and IPI founder, Katherine M. Gehl.

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Leadership

Solomon Lieberman

Interim Executive Director

As president of Venn Innovations, Solomon is honored to launch The Institute for Political Innovation in partnership with Gehl...

Jacob Ringer

Deputy Director

Jacob is IPI’s point person for local leaders interested in bringing innovation to their state’s congressional elections. Jacob has worked both in...

Starlyn Matheny

Marketing & Communications Director

Starlyn Matheny manages the IPI brand, and is a key player in starting up and supporting Final-Five Voting campaign efforts across the country...

We need to make votes count in elections for U.S. Congress.

By implementing Final-Five Voting, a system wherein the top five candidates are selected from the primary ballot and ranked-choice voting is used in the general election, we will ensure that politicians are held accountable for delivering results. Here's a two-minute overview:

Our Immediate Focus: Final-Five VotingTM

To join, found, or fund a state-level campaign for Final-Five Voting, contact us.

The Institute for Political Innovation is a cross-partisan, not-for-profit organization that contributes theory, scholarship, and strategy to catalyze model, modern political change in America.

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DOWNLOAD: DATA-VIZ PACK

A 10-image pack of key charts and visuals associated with Politics Industry Theory.

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Gehl Porter: Why Competition 
in the Politics Industry is Failing America.

Founded in 2020 by entrepreneur, author, speaker, and former CEO Katherine M. Gehl, IPI's vision is a restoration of healthy competition in American elections and legislation, at federal and state levels, in service of real results for real people.

Recommended Reading: Books that inspire the work of the Institute for Political Innovation.

Listen and learn as Gehl and Porter discuss "America’s Hidden Duopoly"

We all know our political system is “broken” — but what if that’s not true?

BY STEPHEN J. DUBNER

JUL 24  2019

A Geeky Fix From HBS for Political Gridlock

Changing how elections are conducted could ease the dysfunction, a new study finds.

BY PETER COY

DEC 20 2019

16 New Business Books You Need to Read in 2020

From the battle to be king of meatless meat to entrepreneurs' skirmishes with Amazon and Facebook, expect plenty of dramatic tales in the new year.

BY LEIGH BUCHANAN / EDITOR-AT-LARGE, INC. MAGAZINE

JAN 20 2020

Why Politics Is Failing America

Beware the political–industrial complex. They rig the game for their benefit. The public interest is the loser. Here’s how to fix it.

BY KATHERINE M. GEHLAND & MICHAEL E. PORTER

FEB 20 2020

Fixing U.S. Politics

Imagine you are a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. You are deliberating over a bill that addresses a critical national challenge that should be handled on a bipartisan basis.

BY KATHERINE M. GEHL AND MICHAEL E. PORTER

FROM THE JULY–AUGUST 2020 ISSUE

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In the years to come, IPI will build on the foundation of “Politics Industry Theory” through targeted research and collaborative publication. In the short term, IPI’s focus is action in partnership with key leaders in the political innovation movement. IPI is a proud member of the National Association for Nonpartisan Reformers.

Katherine Gehl
Founder & Chairman

Katherine M. Gehl is a business leader, entrepreneur, author, and speaker. She is the CEO of Venn Innovations, a new organization focused on powerful and achievable change around a short list of consequential issues requiring breakthrough thinking. The first...

Katherine Gehl
Founder & Chairman

Katherine M. Gehl is a business leader, entrepreneur, author, and speaker. She is the CEO of Venn Innovations, a new organization focused on powerful and achievable change around a short list of consequential issues requiring breakthrough thinking. The first...

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