Pages tagged "Author David Daley"


Sam Wang on the simple math test that might slay the partisan gerrymander: “The more complex the standard, the more the more ways there are to poke holes in it”

Posted on What's New by David Daley on May 11, 2017
Sam Wang on the simple math test that might slay the partisan gerrymander: “The more complex the standard, the more the more ways there are to poke holes in it”

Sam Wang has used a combination of computer simulations and simple math tests to help reveal the partisan intent behind the post-2010 redistricting.

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"We are providing more choices": This is why London, Ontario adopted ranked choice voting --and made Canadian history

Posted on What's New by David Daley on May 09, 2017

More diversity. More choice. More civility. Those were just a few of the reasons touted by city councilors in London, Ontario, last week when the Canadian city made history as the nation’s first to adopt ranked-choice voting for municipal elections.

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"It really makes the principle 'one people, one vote' true": The editor of Slate France explains his country's presidential election

Posted on What's New by David Daley on April 25, 2017

We asked Jean-Marie Pottier, the editor of Slate France to explain the history of the French system – and the way it shapes the country’s politics and enhances the idea that every vote must count equally.

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