The Center for Election Science


Please note that we are moving the forum to our website here. Please start all new discussions there as we phase over.


Welcome to the discussion forum for The Center for Election Science. We are a nonpartisan 501(c)3 nonprofit organization comprised of voting system experts and activists dedicated to helping people make better collective decisions.

Many of our core members/supporters are engineers, mathematicians, and political scientists, but we are open to anyone who is interested in voting theory and voting reform. Voting theory looks at the way voters' opinions are expressed on the ballot and calculated after the ballots are submitted. Our reforms consists of advocating for improved voting methods, such as Approval Voting and Score Voting.

Find out more about us at Electology.org. Another great reference is ScoreVoting.net.



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Another French Approval/Score experiment in 2017 Clay Shentrup 5:54 PM
What does Australia show? david.cou...@drake.edu 3:51 PM
Challenge to Score voting advocates scott...@gmail.com 6/27/16
Guest Post: Rethinking STV Fundamentals Kevin Baas 6/27/16
brexit as proof of bad voting system? Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, http://RangeVoting.org) 6/26/16
Critiques and contrasts of score voting scott...@gmail.com 6/25/16
TEDx talk about gerrymandering and impartial algorithmic redistricting Brian Olson 6/25/16
Cataloguing Voting Methods Steve Cobb 6/25/16
Guy running for Arizona House supports Approval Voting Clay Shentrup 6/24/16
Score Voting with Condorcet-triggered top-two runoff Dodecatheon Meadia 6/24/16
Breaking ties in score/approval voting Toby Pereira 6/23/16
World's biggest problems Andrew Jennings 6/22/16
71% of Australians do not understand their voting system? Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, http://RangeVoting.org) 6/21/16
Proportional approval system based on random ballots Toby Pereira 6/21/16
Score Voting on the radar of Tim Canova, opponent of Debbie Wasserman Schultz Clay Shentrup 6/20/16
Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO) and strategic voting Neal McBurnett 6/20/16
Australian Conservative Party platform Clay Shentrup 6/19/16
French Region uses Condorcet Voting Markus Schulze 6/18/16
What would the IMDB top 250 films list look like using a proportional system? Toby Pereira 6/14/16
More Promotion of IRV William Waugh 6/13/16
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