Tag: voting-systems

75 Has negative voting ever been officially implemented in elections, or seriously proposed, or even studied? 2019-04-17T12:31:52.593

44 What are the advantages/disadvantages of a mandatory voting system? 2012-12-04T21:58:47.500

43 What are the fundamental reasons for indirect presidential vote in the US? 2020-11-06T10:16:28.117

42 What is it called when someone votes for an option that's not their first choice? 2019-03-17T07:46:23.900

39 What are the disadvantages of first-past-the-post electoral systems? 2012-12-04T21:40:29.743

33 What arguments are there against ranked-choice voting? 2017-01-22T01:07:49.627

33 Why is the new German parliament 12 % bigger? 2017-10-16T16:36:25.977

31 Is it possible to implement an electronic voting system which is as secure as pen-and-paper voting? 2012-12-04T22:39:47.750

31 Why doesn't the UK Labour Party push for proportional representation? 2021-01-25T00:07:51.560

27 Why can't voting be fair if there are more than two alternatives? 2012-12-04T21:53:18.800

26 Is it possible to use blockchain or public ledgers for voting? 2016-11-18T05:33:09.170

25 Has range voting been successfully implemented anywhere? 2012-12-05T00:13:28.430

25 What electoral mechanisms might prevent the rise of a demagogue? 2017-01-25T14:21:22.133

25 Is there an operating political system in which an election can be invalidated because of a too little participation? 2020-11-17T14:45:16.080

25 Name of a voting system where you can transfer your vote to anyone at any time 2021-01-29T11:55:40.993

24 Has "none of the above" ever been added to a ballot? What was the effect? 2012-12-13T02:29:29.047

24 Why isn't a Condorcet method used? 2016-01-09T17:29:00.097

23 Which US states give proportional Presidential electoral college votes to candidates? 2013-01-04T00:05:57.540

22 Is there any possibility to have a democracy inherently discourage lobbying? 2013-01-24T16:49:34.110

20 Are there any solid representative district planning strategies that can avoid gerrymandering? 2012-12-19T16:49:40.577

20 What was the largest popular vote election ever held? 2013-08-30T02:53:34.583

20 Does Gibbard–Satterthwaite theorem apply to all voting systems? 2016-12-17T02:13:24.123

19 Why is the French democracy not using proportional representation for election of the assembly? 2012-12-04T22:24:02.577

19 Why is First past the post used in so many countries? 2016-12-20T16:32:07.640

18 What legal impediments might there be to alternate voting systems? 2012-12-31T18:41:43.347

17 Is there a name for a voting system that is based on issues rather than people? 2017-11-08T15:47:56.837

16 Is there a voting system to elect multiple candidates and ensure diversity within those elected? 2018-09-10T11:06:07.590

15 How does Single Transferable Vote work? 2012-12-04T22:30:17.647

14 Why do proportional representation voting systems not evolve to first past the post systems? 2017-10-08T15:09:07.030

13 How do instant runoffs work? 2012-12-04T22:10:18.670

13 Has there ever been a successful application of Liquid Democracy in recent (non-ancient) history? 2012-12-08T08:40:49.837

13 What are the benefits/drawbacks of a weighted vote based upon federal taxes paid? 2013-07-06T05:34:53.027

13 Why does the French election have a runoff election instead of preferential voting 2017-04-24T03:15:03.907

13 Why are there so many voting systems used in UK elections? 2017-05-04T08:17:11.717

13 Is there an election System that allows for seats to be empty? 2021-02-18T09:55:38.220

12 What are the main advantages and disadvantages of sortition? 2012-12-08T10:22:41.297

12 Why not give representatives as many votes as they received in the election? 2014-10-28T10:26:44.680

11 Does any other governmental body have constituencies similar to Seanad Éireann? 2013-01-12T19:34:44.747

11 Why hasn't Estonia discontinued e-voting? 2017-04-27T06:49:10.403

10 Why is insincere/tactical/strategic voting considered undesirable? 2013-01-01T11:28:20.067

10 Are there any studies that show impact of compulsory voting on outcomes? 2014-12-15T20:50:57.320

10 Are/were there any countries where rich people have more votes? 2015-07-17T10:02:13.230

10 How do the Iowa caucuses differ from other elections in voter behavior? 2015-12-28T16:02:11.997

10 Voting strategy when you can vote for multiple candidates? 2016-11-09T03:34:51.293

10 Why is Schulze the most popular Condorcet election method? 2017-02-14T01:35:46.703

10 In Bundestag election, can a party abuse the system by endorsing independents in constituency (first vote) races? 2017-09-27T01:05:35.353

10 What is the point of Germany's 299 "party seats" in the Bundestag? 2019-04-28T07:29:05.080

10 What would it take to change first past the post voting? 2019-11-25T18:06:05.443

9 Are there any proposed systems of running the government like a corporation? 2012-12-09T20:37:35.197

9 Is there an equivalent to Arrow's Impossibility Theorem that applies to systems where voters can give multiple candidates the same ranking? 2013-07-04T19:08:56.357

9 How does offering two almost identical options in a Preferential Voting system affect the outcome? 2015-12-13T18:57:43.193

9 Voting methods that take voters stability into account 2016-06-25T23:01:53.167

9 How does STAR Voting compare with plain Score Voting? 2017-01-04T19:21:49.677

9 What are the advantages of the French two-round voting system against a one round alternative? 2017-02-04T13:38:14.420

9 How to recount ballots with minimal influence of outliers? 2017-10-18T15:49:31.547

9 Could blockchain voting bring both secrecy and traceability to elections? 2020-11-10T03:07:15.813

8 Why are California Republicans against the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact? 2014-02-11T20:26:04.293

8 Consequences of hypothetical "cast one vote for OR against" system? 2014-05-22T12:31:06.210

8 What voting system is used (in the majority of states) for the US presidential (electoral) vote? 2016-10-02T14:27:00.723

8 Did anyone run IRV models/simulations on 2016 US election? 2016-11-09T15:29:35.910

8 How does the Majority Judgment voting system fare? 2017-01-08T13:51:32.373

8 Why isn't approval voting used more often in elections? 2018-05-31T14:50:09.520

8 Are there any electoral systems that give the runner up some office? 2018-12-14T16:39:38.003

8 Why did a party with more votes get fewer seats in the 2019 European Parliament election in Denmark? 2019-06-01T14:14:42.040

8 Is the Random Ballot method really strategy-free? 2019-11-15T01:14:42.677

8 Is there any new evidence that mail-in balloting is "fraudulent in many cases"? 2020-04-08T05:10:17.060

7 What are practical steps citizens can take to alter a first past the post system? 2012-12-14T20:41:20.310

7 What is the biggest flaw with this Democratic Taxation system? 2017-11-30T21:47:38.407

7 How do elections for multi-member wards work in England? 2018-04-16T15:54:21.087

7 What is the term for the polisci problem of having to vote for a single individual holding many beliefs? 2018-09-01T19:35:55.940

6 What are the most known examples of weighed voting that are practiced in democratic countries? 2013-01-08T12:19:19.883

6 Has any elected American Politician endorsed proportional representation? 2014-11-06T04:06:20.283

6 Is Tasmanian Style, and Optional Preferential Voting the same thing? 2015-04-13T03:53:46.737

6 How can a primary's winner be declared with 0% reporting? 2016-04-27T00:36:27.797

6 Are voting options with lots of minor differences prone to being skewed? 2016-08-05T11:31:14.473

6 In Single Transferable Vote elections, how bad is it to have a lot of wasted votes and 1+ candidates with low keep factors? 2016-08-25T07:02:56.853

6 Why can't we vote against a candidate in an election? 2016-10-12T18:35:48.610

6 Does anywhere apply ranked voting for party-list proportional presentation? 2017-03-01T17:58:15.130

6 How would the Single Transferable Vote be implemented in the United States? (House and Senate) 2017-07-28T21:34:04.210

6 How does ethnic voting in Bosnia&Herzegovina work? 2017-12-16T10:32:27.673

6 Statistics of Instant Runoff Voting 2018-01-08T15:29:24.440

6 Why don't third parties in the United States advocate for Approval/Range Voting? 2018-10-09T21:42:17.180

6 What are the actual mechanics of counting rank-choice (instant-runoff) votes? 2020-08-29T21:33:41.403

6 Does stronger geographic representation lead to stronger regional identities? 2020-10-06T08:58:51.377

6 What US states allow voting from space? 2020-10-24T03:28:58.250

6 With a single transferable vote, how are the transfers selected? 2020-11-08T00:54:45.173

5 What are the reasons against plural voting? 2013-01-02T14:28:07.300

5 Websites for understanding preference flows in the Australian senate 2013-09-08T00:55:02.507

5 Would shorter election cycles bring cleaner and better politics? 2014-05-15T08:02:38.930

5 What steps need to happen for the alternative vote to be implemented? 2015-07-12T18:24:34.830

5 Condorcet method for two seats 2016-01-23T19:07:25.937

5 Do "majority criterion" voting systems always result in "center-squeeze" effect? 2016-12-17T01:19:54.953

5 Why is Instant Runoff Voting the accepted form of ranked voting? 2017-02-07T19:48:03.173

5 Does open-list proportional representation have an advantage over single transferable vote (STV)? 2017-10-29T15:23:20.403

5 How do abstentions affect Majority Judgment voting? 2018-03-07T16:18:15.933

5 In Mixed-Member Proportional representation system what percentage of people vote for different party than MP's party? 2018-04-03T19:22:58.440

5 Voting system to elect multiple winners from a large field of candidates 2018-12-03T16:55:41.517

5 Would switching to a proportionate House require a constitutional amendment? 2019-06-28T21:52:49.897

5 When voting for US president are signatures always compared by a volunteer to previous signature on record? Is there any training for this? 2020-08-22T12:36:58.227