The Center for Election Science

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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.

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Proof that insurance is irrational Clay Shentrup 8/23/17
Tezos conversation Clay Shentrup 8/23/17
British ERS report on their 2017 election Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 8/22/17
Consensus-Weighted Range Voting David Hollander 8/22/17
predictions about Trump speech that starts in 2.5 hours Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 8/21/17
districts PR voting parker friedland 8/20/17
Score Surplus Voting Brian Langstraat 8/20/17
Districted Majority with Party-Backfill Proportional Representation Brian Langstraat 8/18/17
Updates on 3-2-1 and GOLD (minor rule adjustments) Jameson Quinn 8/14/17
Multi-Seat range voting other than Reweighting? Ciaran Dougherty 8/12/17
Pointless twitter feud parker friedland 8/11/17
New channel advocating for RCV. Let's attempt to change their minds parker friedland 8/11/17
The Oscars Clay Shentrup 8/11/17
Threshold Clay Shentrup 8/10/17
A new voting method called minimax outcome (not to be confuzed with other minimax) parker friedland 8/10/17
A table I made parker friedland 8/9/17
Al Gore still seems clueless Clay Shentrup 8/8/17
Tezos and Approval Voting Clay Shentrup 8/7/17
Set Approval Voting Brian Langstraat 8/7/17
Special Election to Select a Representation Plan Brian Langstraat 8/7/17
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