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- Posted: April 29, 2014
- Author(s): Ben Petit, , Matthew Bugajski, Kevin Werner
- Categories: Asia and Oceania, Home, International Elections, Elections Worldwide
India and Indonesia both held major elections this month. One country uses winner-take-all, the other proportional representation. That choice makes a difference.
A constitutional amendment would protect the right to vote and would encumber Florida’s ability to pass suppressive voting bills like HB 1355. This is because, as a constitutional right, any change in voting would be subject to strict scrutiny review by courts, which require a compelling state interest.
- Posted: March 20, 2014
- Author(s): Kevin Werner
- Categories: Fair Voting/Proportional Representation, Asia and Oceania, Research & Analysis, Home, International Elections, Elections Worldwide
Tasmanian House of Assembly elections have been decided using ranked choice voting in multi-member districts for over 100 years. This year's contest once again demonstrated the value of such systems for ensuring fair representation for voters of all stripes, even as a significant shift in power occurred.