Merging Condorcet’s and Borda’s ideas creates an election method better than instant runoff
Election Methods articles on Democracy Chronicles
Election methods reform is concerned with the method by which voters make a choice between options including how votes are counted and aggregated. See our entire section called Election Methods Central. Also see our section on Election Reform in America.
If a candidate gets elected that is both not preferred by a majority, then you’ve got a problem. A voting method that regularly makes that bad decision is not a voting method you want.
When the alternative is to continue using the worst voting method—plurality voting—there is little risk experimenting. Clearly, Dr. Arrow wanted us to have better.
Civil society representatives in Pakistan demanded radical changes in the current electoral system
Host Kevin Willett is joined by Aaron Hamlin of The Center for Election Science. They promote better collective decisions in settings ranging from civic organizations to government bodies.
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 Grammy voting process is broken up into several stages by the Academy Of Music
Switch from plurality to approval voting method would solve problems of vote splitting
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.