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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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Solomon Lieberman

Executive Director

As executive director, Solomon is responsible for the overall growth and strategy of The Institute for Political Innovation...

Katherine Gehl

Founder & Chairman

Katherine M. Gehl is a business leader, entrepreneur, author, and speaker. Corresponding with the release of her first book...

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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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

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.

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The Political-Reform Movement Scores Its Biggest Win Yet

Election changes such as ranked-choice voting and nonpartisan primaries are popping up across the country—and are already upending national politics.

BY RUSSELL BERMAN

JAN 26 2021

It's time to get rid of party primaries

Congress just passed another enormously consequential piece of legislation -- the American Rescue Plan Act -- and, yet again, they did so along party lines.

BY KATHERINE GEHL

MAR 12 2021

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Party Primaries Must Go

Partisan primaries motivate legislators to keep in lockstep with a narrow and extreme slice of the electorate rather than govern in the public interest.

BY NICK TROIANO

MAR 30 2021

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