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Elections in India and Indonesia Highlight Differences Between Electoral Systems

India and Indonesia both held major elections this month. One country uses winner-take-all, the other proportional representation. That choice makes a difference.

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Ranked Choice Voting Ensures Fair Representation in Tasmania

Posted on What's New Kevin Werner on March 20, 2014

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.

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Low Competition and Turnout in Louisiana's State House Elections

Posted on What's New Kevin Werner on February 03, 2014

Top Two and winner-take-all are not working for Louisiana's voters.

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The Winner-Take-All Problem in Fort Lee, New Jersey

Posted on What's New Kevin Werner on January 21, 2014

What does the Bridgegate scandal tell us about winner-take-all monopoly politics in New Jersey?

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