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Discussion Forum on Theory of Voting

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Voting Systems for Democratic Representation

The topics of single-winner and multiwinner elections merit separate discussions. For legislatures, multiwinner elections with Proportional Representation (PR) would make a very democratic representation. And some systems for achieving PR use ranking ballots. So, there are some uses and contexts … Continue reading

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Vote on Voting Systems

Watch the debate (1:21:35 — sorry about the length, but voting systems are important; do you want peoples’ representation, or continued buypartisanship?). Rate the voting systems in this poll. Vote for your favorite voting system in this other poll (even … Continue reading

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Movement For Democracy In The US Divided and Conquered

The movement for voting-system reform (or revolution) is tragically divided into two camps. One camp says, give us what we want in the single-winner case, that is the most important thing, and we won’t show any solidarity about seating legislators. … Continue reading

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Equal Votes

I used to propose at this web address, a single-winner voting system with multiple rounds of tallying. I no longer feel comfortable with that proposal, so I have withdrawn it. The spirit of “one person, one vote” includes that the … Continue reading

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Math Applied To Exercise Power

Most people have bank accounts. Accounting is a mathematical process that is well understood and taught under strict standards. It involves adding and subtracting, and keeping a balance, among other details. But a bank account is an example of how … Continue reading

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A Practical Proposal for Converting the US to a Democratic Republic

Proposed solution: I propose that those of us who are fed up: Organize, State by State. End the power of the parties to decide anything about who is on the ballot in public elections, or who can run in them. What … Continue reading

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Planning to Vote Republican?

I believe there are two kinds of American who are planning to vote Republican. The first kind is the kind who thinks the Republican incumbent is doing a great job and you truly support his work in office. For you, … Continue reading

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Planning To Vote “Democrat”?

Planning to vote with the self-styled “Democratic” Party, because you judge that the Republican is unacceptably bad and you have only two choices? I understand how you feel. The current political system in the US puts you in a bind. … Continue reading

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Not Going to Vote for Evil?

You hold US citizenship and you say you won’t consent to the system by choosing between the Republican and “Democratic” nominees? You just won’t vote? Do you think that simply sitting out the election will change the system? If you … Continue reading

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