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The Black Box: Range Voting

Judy Frankel | Posted 09.14.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Range voting eliminates spoilers and splitting the vote between two good candidates. It gives voters a chance to show how much they dislike someone, rather than just being silent. For these reasons, Range Voting is superior to Instant Runoff Voting.

Dump "First Past the Post"! Richie's May 6th Democracy Minute

Rob Richie | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics
Rob Richie

Democracy link of the day: Redistricting as it should be in Indiana (and the United States). News summary: British referendum on alternative vote exp...

Richie's May 5th Democracy Minute: Pluralities, Majorities and Fair Representation

Rob Richie | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics
Rob Richie

Video of the day: Fair voting according to cats, as clever video compares the alternative vote (instant runoff voting) and first past the post (plura...

Richie's Democracy Minute, May 3 2011

Rob Richie | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Rob Richie

There is a lot of valuable news and analysis that flows into my inbox in the course of a day. I'm starting a new feature where regularly I will share...