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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SARA and a center squeeze scenario pair Jameson Quinn 12:47 PM
Bayesian Regret Baseline Brian Kelly 8:23 AM
SARA voting: easier-to-describe MAS Jameson Quinn 6:52 AM
Russian offer to help observe US elections is a stunt, says US state department Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 10/22/16
Does IRV reduce the frequency of "spoiled" elections versus plain plurality? Yes for 3-canddt elections. Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 10/22/16
OpaVote Approval Voting Clay Shentrup 10/21/16
MAS: latest wiki page Jameson Quinn 10/21/16
Naive strategy Clay Shentrup 10/21/16
Johnson defeats Trump pairwise (?) Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 10/21/16
Electowiki Jameson Quinn 10/19/16
interactive chart on the history of parties in Congress Dan Eckam 10/19/16
MAS is Bucklin (thanks Nevin) Jameson Quinn 10/19/16
OpaVote post favoring Approval Voting to IRV Clay Shentrup 10/19/16
Larry Diamond pro-IRV article William Waugh 10/18/16
More on MAS (version 3.0) Jameson Quinn 10/18/16
Third parties, approval, and MAS Jameson Quinn 10/18/16
Green party releases ultra-naive pro-IRV youtube videos Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 10/17/16
The letters to editor that NY Times published in response to H.Dean pro-IRV op-ed Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 10/16/16
UN straw polls for new leader Clay Shentrup 10/14/16
Shoot somebody on 5th avenue and still get the votes? Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 10/13/16
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