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Balanced Elimination Voting, Version _n+1_

This version revises the triggering rule for ranks mentioning more than one candidate. I propose the following form of balanced elimination voting for single-winner elections, unless the political forces favoring the elimination of single-winner elections prevail. The voters list on … Continue reading

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Balanced Elimination Voting

[Version 3] This is a proposal for a method of election of a single winner. Prescription The Ballot The top of the ballot will sport a checkbox labeled “Tally from the top down.” If the voter does not check this … 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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Links on Approval Voting

Definition/Explanation The voting system that almost all official elections in the US use, both for State and Federal offices, is called Plurality Voting. ¬†In Plurality Voting, a voter must vote against all the candidates except one. ¬†Approval Voting removes the … Continue reading

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Duverger’s law Do you know what Duverger’s Law is and how it applies to the situation faced by the people who live in the United States of America? If you use Facebook (I know some people don’t like its risks … Continue reading

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