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  • ...nner STV because it is simpler and because it is the most widely advocated electoral reform in the United States. ...s the '''[[Alternative Vote]]''', '''[[preferential voting]]''', '''single-winner STV''', or the '''[[Thomas Hare|Hare]] System''', though there is room for
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  • ...lists are so allocated as to off-set the disproportionality created by the single seat constituencies and to achieve a measure of [[proportional representati ...lists is kept to a relatively small "top up" in order to grant an in-built electoral advantage to larger parties. AV also differs from most versions of AMS in
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  • system]]s which can be used to elect several representatives from a single [[constituency]]. ...h voter only receives one vote then ''partial bloc voting'' reduces to a [[single non-transferable vote]].
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  • or multi-winner, as everyone who is not disapproved of is in effect a winner, for that round. ...tionally identical to [[approval voting]] and some [[preferential voting]] systems respectively.
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  • '''Runoff voting''' is a [[voting system]] used in single-seat [[election]]s. It is used widely around the world, including in electi Runoff voting can be condensed into a single preference ballot paper, at which point it becomes [[instant-runoff voting]
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  • == Majority rule/Majority winner - Four Criteria == Many methods claim to elect the "majority winner" or work by "majority rule" (See, for example, the [[Center for Voting and
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  • ...who voted for eliminated candidates are redistributed to help determine a winner. ...Nashville is declared the winner'''. Note that under 'conventional' SV the winner would have been Memphis.
    7 KB (1,077 words) - 08:31, 11 May 2017
  • Obviously, if the winner of an election wasn't running in the first place then somebody else would h Whichever candidate an election method chooses as winner here, one can always cause one other candidate to get a majority of votes a
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  • === Single-winner voting systems by country === <TD>[[First-past-the-post electoral system|First past the post]]</TD>
    33 KB (4,285 words) - 21:48, 13 February 2005
  • '''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
  • '''Proportional Representation''' ('''PR''') describes various multi-winner [[voting system]]s which try to ensure that the proportional support gained ...[[single transferable vote]] (STV). Some electoral systems, such as the [[single non-transferable vote]] and [[cumulative voting]] are sometimes categorized
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  • ...g''', or '''relative majority'''. In political science, it is known as '''Single-Member District Plurality''' or '''SMDP'''. This system is in use at all le ...eland, and New Zealand have fairly recently implemented different election systems.
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  • The '''Single Transferable Vote''', or '''STV''', is a [[preference voting|preference]] [ ...Transferable Vote''' or '''PR-STV'''. When a similar method is applied to single-seat elections it is sometimes called ''[[instant-runoff voting]]'' or the
    12 KB (1,912 words) - 09:05, 19 October 2009
  • ...) is a [[voting method]] developed by Stephen Eppley that selects a single winner using votes that express each voter's order of preference. MAM also constru ...MAM will place X atop the order of finish. Such a candidate is a Condorcet winner, and requiring it be elected (when it exists) is the Condorcet criterion.
    30 KB (5,104 words) - 20:12, 11 March 2010
  • ...ons to parliament), emphasizing [[proportional representation]]. In these systems, parties make lists of candidates to be elected, and seats get allocated to ...). The higher the district magnitude, the more proportional a proportional electoral system becomes.
    2 KB (296 words) - 16:23, 13 February 2005
  • ...who voted for eliminated candidates are redistributed to help determine a winner. choice). SV is less vulnerable to the tactic of 'compromise' than the [[Single Member Plurality]] ('First-Past-the-Post') system but more so than Instant
    7 KB (1,060 words) - 08:31, 11 May 2017
  • ...ultimate goal of providing recommendations and educational material to the electoral reform movement.
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  • The [[Borda count]] is a [[voting system]] used for single-winner [[election]]s [[preferential voting|in which each voter rank-orders the can ...d up across all the ballots, and the candidate with the most points is the winner.
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  • Simple Optionally-Delegated Approval (SODA voting) is a single-winner voting system based on [[approval voting]]. As in approval voting, voters g ...approvals from voters. Both types of approval are added together and the winner is the candidate with the most total approvals.
    28 KB (4,537 words) - 08:31, 11 May 2017
  • ...lent" to "bad", and the candidate with the highest [[median]] grade is the winner. If more than one candidate has the same median grade, a tiebreaker is used ...didate's list of grades, and the new median is found, until an unambiguous winner is found.
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