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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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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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