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Balanced Elimination Voting

A voter can choose to cast a¬†Standard Ballot or an¬†Elaborated Ballot. The standard ballot allows the voter to rank the candidates. Equal ranking is allowed. An elaborated ballot consists of an ordered collection of rules. The head of each rule … Continue reading

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Disagree with Trump’s Actions?

I want to encourage those who disagree with Trump’s actions in office to think of systems, not persons. Ask yourself whether the US has a good way to choose who becomes President. And answer yourself, no it does not. It’s … Continue reading

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Simulating Finer-grained Score Voting Given A Coarse-grained System

Someone commented on Facebook: So basically approval is saying that for example a Green would be just as happy with a Democrat and that is not true. Too many think that Greens are similar to Democrats when the motives behind … Continue reading

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nicky case: Interactive Explanation of Voting Systems

Please see http://ncase.me/ballot/

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Equal-Weighted Voting

You don’t have democracy unless your voting system gives the same amount of influence over the outcome (same amount of political power) to every voter regardless of the voter’s opinion on the candidates. A voting system is undemocratic if and … Continue reading

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The Argument from Democracy

Supporters of IRV: 1. You cannot prove that IRV accords equal power to all voters regardless of the voters’ valuations of the candidacies. But such equality can be proved of Score Voting. 2. Given that you support an undemocratic voting … Continue reading

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Deny Them A Majority

If you have the right to vote in the US, your duty with respect to the Presidential election is to use your vote toward reducing the chances that one of the bad candidates receives a majority of the electoral votes. … Continue reading

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