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  • ...nner STV because it is simpler and because it is the most widely advocated electoral reform in the United States. Outside the USA, IRV is known as the '''[[Alternative Vote]]''', '''[[preferential voting]]''', '''single-winner STV''', or the '''[[Thomas Hare|Hare]] System
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  • ...t was used in the Australian Senate from 1901 to 1948 (from 1918, this was preferential bloc voting), is widely used for local elections in the United Kingdom and In '''preferential bloc voting''', each voter places the numbers 1... x on the ballot paper (w
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  • ...aneously, in a system where they all share some power. Unlike most voting systems, it requires that only negative measures or choices be presented to the vot ...tionally identical to [[approval voting]] and some [[preferential voting]] systems respectively.
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  • ...larger parties at the expense of smaller ones in the same manner as other systems based on single winner elections, such as Single Member Plurality and Insta ...voters who wish to do so to vote sincerely for such candidates where under systems such as the Single Member Plurality system they would be discouraged from d
    7 KB (1,077 words) - 08:31, 11 May 2017
  • ...p://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voting_system Wikipedia] has an extensive voting systems section, which some of this site is based on. ...s.htm Administration and Costs of Elections Project documents on electoral systems]
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  • '''Voting systems''' or '''election methods''' are methods for groups of people to select one A key property of voting systems is that, because they are algorithms, they must be formally defined. Conse
    14 KB (2,104 words) - 16:15, 29 December 2016
  • ...urrently serving a 5 year term or more, it is also compulsory to be on the electoral roll. ...ates representing the 6 states and 2 territories. The Senate uses the same preferential system as for the HoR but in conjunction with proportional representation.
    9 KB (1,424 words) - 21:52, 30 August 2005
  • ...larger parties at the expense of smaller ones in the same manner as other systems based on single winner elections, such as Single Member Plurality and Insta ...voters who wish to do so to vote sincerely for such candidates where under systems such as the Single Member Plurality system they would be discouraged from d
    7 KB (1,060 words) - 08:31, 11 May 2017
  • Term preferential voting (also known as the preference voting) has several different meanings (1) A '''ranked ballot''' or '''preferential''' [[voting system]] is a type of voting system in which each voter casts t
    5 KB (870 words) - 16:37, 6 November 2006
  • ...orda count]] is a [[voting system]] used for single-winner [[election]]s [[preferential voting|in which each voter rank-orders the candidates]]. Voting systems are often compared using mathematically-defined criteria. See [[voting syst
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  • ...rity criterion if voters shift their judgments in order to express their [[preferential voting|preferences]] between the available candidates. ...or irregular for one of the candidates.</ref> It also fails the ranked or preferential [[majority criterion]], which is incompatible with the passed criterion [[i
    8 KB (1,121 words) - 10:41, 18 October 2016