ranked choice voting

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Chesa Boudin, whose parents spent decades in prison, won despite his opponent Suzy Loftus being appointed interim DA weeks before the election.
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The new system, which will be used in some electoral races, will let voters rank up to five candidates in order of preference.
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The process, which allows voters to rank multiple candidates, will be in effect for the 2020 general election, but not the primary.
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For the first time, people across the state can rank the candidates they want to represent them in the general election.
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An increasing number of Americans are calling out for more choice and a stronger voice in our elections.
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There are many ways of transforming a stack of ballots into a decision. Each embodies incentives that affect candidates, political
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A similar approach could help with the coming crisis in Medicare solvency. Medicare might survive if wasteful and unnecessary
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SH: Right. And what VotePact does is get people to pair up. One person who has Clinton as their lesser evil pairs up with
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Perhaps the time has come to launch a modern 21st century conversation, ten years long, about our election procedures, our governing mechanisms, and the 18th century constitutional structures bequeathed to us by our founders.
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Simply put, in our current political system there are very few opportunities for women to run for office and be successful
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The presidential primary season presents a lot of important angles for understanding electoral rules, particularly involving the impact of using a plurality voting system instead of ranked choice voting and using winner-take-all delegate rules instead of proportional representation ones.
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The Republican Party has a problem in its presidential nomination process. As it turns toward holding winner-take-all contests
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Super Tuesday has come and gone, but headlines about Donald Trump's dominance would have been very different if the elections
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Across the nation, Americans are frustrated with divisive politics and elections in which they feel as though their voice goes unheard.
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The Electoral College system can be improved. The first improvement needed is to make every voter count. The second is for every voter to count equally. And the third is to elect a president who is supported by a majority of the voters. This is not a partisan issue.
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The bottom line is twofold. First, John Bel Edwards should be congratulated for winning his election under the "Top Two" runoff rules used in Louisiana. Second, Edwards almost certainly owes his victory to a flaw.
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It remains to be seen whether Jim Webb will run as an independent--he said he would consider his options in the coming weeks--and it's hard to tell how much support an independent campaign could muster in the general election.
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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.
Entertainment
There's probably not time for Fox to change its rules for August 6, but let's hope organizers of upcoming debates find a better way to determine who's on stage. Ranked choice voting would be a good place to start.