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Welcome to Electowiki!  This is a wiki associated with [http://www.electorama.com Electorama], the [[Election-methods mailing list]], and communities of election-minded people. 
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=== Election Methods ===
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This is the homepage for Electowiki 2018.  To see content created/updated after September 2018, visit https://electowiki.org
  
There has been an increasing awareness in many parts of the world of the effect that different [[:Category:Voting systems|election methods]] (voting systems, voting methods, etc; this site uses these words interchangeably) have on the quality and timbre of elections and democracy. There are movements for [[proportional representation]], [[instant-runoff voting]], [[Condorcet method|Condorcet]].  This site gives you a guide to what these things are.
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* ''' 2019-12-09 ''' - most main namespace articles now redirect to https://electowiki.org .  This wiki remains running as a redirect host.
But it also goes one step further: there is a vast literature on the [[:Category:Voting theory|theory]] behind these systems: what [[:Category:Voting system criteria|criteria]] can you use to judge whether a particular method works well?  What [[tactical voting|strategies]] will different systems encourage voters to use?  We record the collective wisdom of scholars and enthusiasts, and, by working together, hope to create a canonical reference for all to use.
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* ''' 2018-09-22 ''' - we're winding down wiki.electorama.com, and moving to https://electowiki.org See [[User:RobLa]] for more
 
 
=== About the project ===
 
 
 
We are a wiki!  That means, anybody can get involved. We are free content. That means, we offer a license for anybody to copy and modify our works.  To learn more about us or how to edit, see the [[Project:Community Portal|Community Portal]] and [[Project:FAQ|Frequently Asked Questions]]!  This project begain in January, 2005, so it is young yetHowever, much of the content is built on top of past free content writings on election methods.
 
 
 
=== Electowidget ===
 
 
 
This site also hosts [[Electowidget]], a plugin for MediaWiki for conducting online elections using advanced electoral tallying methods.
 
  
 
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