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Election Methods articles on Democracy Chronicles
This election methods reform section will highlight alternatives to the widely used plurality voting system like approval, ranked and instant-runoff voting. See our entire section called Voting Methods Central. Also see our section on American democracy.
Kern county’s mock election features two fictional candidates, testing staff readiness for future real elections with over 229 participants.
RCV has some theoretical and historically observed flaws, and should be assessed for pros and cons before adoption.
Advocates of ranked-choice voting say it helps women and people of color candidates participate in a more democratic election system.
North Dakota has passed a bill banning approval voting, which allows voters to choose multiple candidates, in Fargo and beyond.
We all know that democracy is about words and law, oratory and policy. But democracy is also about math. This is one of its most interesting features.
Former President Donald Trump launched a fired-up culture war… at American classrooms, calling… for certification of “patriotic teachers.
Senate Bill 568,…by Democratic State Senator Mary Boren looks to amend parts of Oklahoma law, removing the straight party option.
Alaska Lt. Gov. certified an application for petition that, if successful, would get rid of…ranked choice voting…and non-partisan primary.
When there is a tie in an election, how do you make a decision? According to state law, a coin toss will suffice in Kentucky.