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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Canada hosts amazing poll on electoral reform Clay Shentrup 8:26 AM
Improvement on strategy-proof method from Forest Simmons Clay Shentrup 12/5/16
Lessig: Clinton wins because winner-take-all in electoral college is unconstitutional Neal McBurnett 12/5/16
Cuba's National Assembly (kind of) uses Approval Voting Clay Shentrup 12/4/16
SABR voting Jameson Quinn 12/3/16
Retrospective re USA 2016 election and other voting systems Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 12/3/16
Condorcet Voting; Special Committee on Electoral Reform Markus Schulze 12/3/16
Canada committee recommends PR Clay Shentrup 12/2/16
Video series by Portland LWV Clay Shentrup 12/1/16
Theorem About Strategy and Popularity? William Waugh 12/1/16
Jill Stein rigged the election for Trump Kevin Baas 11/30/16
Choice of Programming Language William Waugh 11/30/16
Vox article on Civis poll Dodecatheon Meadia 11/29/16
DailyKos piece complains/alleges "shortest splitline" districts are horrible Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 11/29/16
NY Times re court on Wisconsin gerrymander; "efficiency formula" sways court Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 11/29/16
USA 2016 -- vote fraud via vote-machine hacking? Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 11/29/16
Shortest splitline maps with 2010 (2013) data 11/28/16
Eric Holder wants to eliminate the electoral college Clay Shentrup 11/27/16 uses Approval Voting Clay Shentrup 11/25/16
Civis presidential poll with various voting methods Clay Shentrup 11/25/16
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