Posts tagged Election Reform
The Plurality-Majority Voting System

The relatively straight-forward plurality-majority system (a.k.a.the first past the post or winner-takes-all system) is easy to understand and has a lot of fun nicknames. It’s also the most common vote tabulation system in the world, so you’ve definitely participated in it. Here’s how it works.

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From Worst To First: New York State's Voter Reforms

Given that there were dramatic changes made to the New York State Senate in the last election, it was no surprise that when the new session began in January, election reform wasn’t just among the first issues raised, it was THE first issue raised.  On the first day of the legislative session five election reform bills passed in both the assembly and senate and were delivered to the governor’s desk. Here’s what changes were made:

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