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News from the world of maths: A quick guide to voting

Saturday, November 01, 2008

With US election week upon us, we thought you might appreciate a look at alternatives to the first-past-the-post system used to elect the US President and Congress, as well as the UK government, and many others around the world.

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posted by Plus @ 1:21 PM

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At 2:02 AM, Blogger Richard said...

For an even 'fairer' alternative to proportional representation, have a look at the Hare-Clark system of quota-preferential voting use in Tasmania. A good summary is at http://www.abc.net.au/elections/tas/2006/guide/hareclark.htm

 

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