Pages tagged "Author Jesse Docter"


New York’s proportional representation experiment demonstrates potential of fair representation

Posted on What's New Theodore Landsman, Jesse Docter on December 18, 2017
New York’s proportional representation experiment demonstrates potential of fair representation

The New York City Council is not known for its diversity of parties or spirited debate. Its current makeup is eight percent Republican and 92 percent Democratic. Most votes are taken behind closed doors and are nearly unanimous.

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Greater Choice Draws Massive Turnout in Maltese Ranked Choice Voting Elections

Posted on What's New Jesse Docter on June 21, 2017
Greater Choice Draws Massive Turnout in Maltese Ranked Choice Voting Elections

The Maltese political system is one of the oldest of its kind in the world. Multi-winner RCV has been in place in the island nation since 1921, surviving several dramatic changes in government and sovereignty.

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Multi-Winner Ranked Choice Voting in Scottish Elections Guarantees Fair Results

Posted on What's New Jesse Docter on June 21, 2017
Multi-Winner Ranked Choice Voting in Scottish Elections Guarantees Fair Results

On May 4th, Scotland held its elections for local councils using a Multi-Winner Ranked Choice Voting System (RVC). Once again, Scottish election results have demonstrated how their system gives voters greater choice, and a stronger voice.

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