Why should a better voting-system be allowed, unless the people who own the lawmakers want to cede government to the public? And without verifiable vote-counting, it wouldn’t make the slightest difference.
There’s a widespread assumption that if we just tried a little harder or better, everything would improve, and that it’s soon going to happen. I guess it’s human-nature to want to believe that.
The problem with impeachment for high crimes and misdemeanors is the ruling-rich benefit from what he’s doing, and he’s doing it for them as well as for himself. He’s their president.
In these Trump-times, communities need to stick together, to minimize the harm and damage that Trump, his ruling cronies, and his Republican friends (but Democrats too) can do.
This is the final article in a series analyzing the 12 best voting-systems. It is a long and detailed comparison of twelve voting-systems by four standards.
Attempts to improve on Approval and Score Voting are always at least somewhat illusory, because, even when some improvement is achieved, it’s accompanied by problems.
The five voting systems described here, although less well known, are an essential ingredient to this series of articles constituting my magnum opus on election methods.
Score voting offers a compromise between strategy and sincerity. It softens the harm that strategy could do, when that strategy isn’t really in the voter’s best interest.
I consider Approval to be the best voting-system proposal. It’s perfectly matched to and suited to what most matters in voting: Electing from the set of the very best candidates.
This series of articles constitutes my magnum opus on election methods. Its purpose is to more thoroughly compare the twelve best voting-systems available.