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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Filibuster "need 60 votes" rule a good idea? Think again Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 12/17/17
What is the relationship between CES and this group? Clay Shentrup 12/17/17
Pointed, polite questions for FairVote Ciaran Dougherty 12/17/17
IRV problems in Santa Fe Clay Shentrup 12/17/17
Did anyone hear about this sucsessfull use of score voting in a contested election? parker friedland 12/16/17
Best system for internet voting Toby Pereira 12/14/17
NY Review of books comes out with 'Majority Rule' (condorcet winner) article, sigh. Phil Uhrich 12/14/17
Colorado Approval Voting Party William Waugh 12/14/17
governology Clay Shentrup 12/14/17
Fargo citizens seem receptive to Approval Voting Clay Shentrup 12/13/17
Multiseat Range method proposal (feedback requested) Ciaran Dougherty 12/13/17
FairVote FUD on STAR Voting Clay Shentrup 12/12/17
LNH Wikipedia article is blatantly false Clay Shentrup 12/11/17
Re: Discussion about voting methods on Kialo with an interesting debate format parker friedland 12/10/17
Gerrymandering "cure" by cake cutting. Moron "computer scientists" cause more damage. Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 12/10/17
Cake and gerrymandering. Phil Uhrich 12/10/17
FairVote study on IRV's affect on diversity in outcomes Clay Shentrup 12/9/17
Recent FairVote FUD on Approval Voting at Dartmouth Clay Shentrup 12/7/17
PA gerrymandering secrecy court case [Huffpost article] Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 12/5/17
Name of this voting security method? NoIRV 12/4/17
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