Pages tagged "Ranked choice voting"


"Presidential Elections" in Cyprus: Part 3

Posted on What's New by Amanda Naldjieff on May 07, 2010

"How Does an "Election" within an Unrecognized State SIgnificantly Affect the International Community?"

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The day FairVote decided to vote on lunch

Posted on What's New by Pauline Lejeune on April 27, 2010

Today, we could not decide on what to order and realizing that we are the voting system experts, we thought it would be great to cast votes before making any decision. Different systems can get different winners and this was a great opportunity to test their fairness and impact.

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French Regional elections: With "proportional" system, the devil is in the details...

Posted on What's New by Pauline Lejeune on April 27, 2010

On March 14th and 21st, French voters elected their 26 regional councils. A main point of interest, beyond the results, is how the semi-proportional system used for the regional elections distorts the electoral dynamics, and how well represented women are.

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"Presidential Elections" in Cyprus: Part 2

Posted on What's New by Amanda Naldjieff on April 19, 2010

"And the Candidates are… :: drum roll ::"

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"Presidential Elections" in Cyprus (Series)

Posted on What's New by Amanda Naldjieff on April 19, 2010

"Wait! Cyprus has a President!" 

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Why FairVote Opposes California's Prop 14 - But Seeks Reform

Posted on What's New on April 16, 2010

FairVote opposes California Prop. 14, but believes in reforming the system.

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Lessons from Burlington

Posted on What's New on March 04, 2010

FairVote executive director Rob Richie reviews the recent IRV repeal referendum in Burlington, VT.

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Cleaning up politics: the UK to use alternative voting?

Posted on What's New by Pauline Lejeune on February 10, 2010

In the context of major distrust by British citizens of their almost 800 year-old democracy and their politicians, Gordon Brown proposed on February 2nd, in a speech at the Institute for Public Policy Research, to get rid of the UK’s “first-past-the-post” voting system.

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For Oscar Nominations, 'Choice' is Clear

Posted on What's New by Paul Fidalgo on January 29, 2010

We here at FairVote are probably a little more interested in the Oscars than most think tanks in DC. Sure, we like movies as much as anyone else, but there's one aspect of the awards that particularly sparks our interest: the Academy's voting system!

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The Value of IRV to the GOP

Posted on What's New by Paul Fidalgo on January 12, 2010

The rise of the Tea Party movement could spell trouble for Republicans due to plurality rules in elections. As many progressives embraced IRV after the Nader-Gore split, so should the GOP take a serious look at backing instant runoff voting.

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