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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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RICHARD FOBES: Ban Single-mark Ballots from Congressional Elections

RICHARD FOBES wrote this by 2012-05-06; the original publication has gone down (http://www.the99declaration.org/votefair/ban_single_mark_ballots_from_congressional_elections?page=2): The 1% is able to outvote the 99% by taking advantage of the weaknesses of single-mark ballots, especially by taking advantage of vote splitting. We are very familiar … Continue reading

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The Allegory of Candidates Hitler and Mussolini

[2013-05-11] When I posted everything below, I was wrongly supporting Ranked Voting. I now support Score Voting or Approval Voting (either one). William Waugh to PaleoRadio 4 hours ago · You say about ranked voting, “we don’t have that”. That’s true, … Continue reading

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