Today I am proud to announce a new collection I have put together to highlight some of my favorite artistic creations that highlight voting methods: Its my Voting Methods Memes collection!
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.
Hawaii uses what is called an open primary system that allows any voter to vote in primaries regardless of how they are registered.
Municipal elections in the city of Mission Viejo will use a cumulative voting system in an effort to better represent the area’s minority voters.
Barcelona is the heart of a new global political phenomenon known as municipalism. Barcelona City Hall looks like it’s been occupied by protesters.
Thousands of documents show that commission’s work was driven by a small number of members who were convinced voter fraud was widespread.
Voters in virtually all democracies (in Europe, Asia, and North America) use primitive single-mark ballots, which only allow a voter to mark a single choice. Ideally a voter should be allowed to mark a 1-2-3 ballot.
Let’s keep advocating for systems like Instant Runoff Voting and Ranked Choice Voting, so that we the voters have the tools to truly pick better candidates, especially when the two dominant parties are not offering us candidates we want to vote for.
As the biggest state in the country, the methodology California uses to elect its representatives is vitally important to democracy in America. The very fact that such fundamental dials in our democracy are being played with is enough.
A nationwide battle to push for use of ranked choice voting is underway and the first shots have already been let loose
Campaign aimed at fixing New York City elections by instituting an instant runoff voting system and dumping plurality