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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French Slate to do poll with IRV, Approval, Score Clay Shentrup 1/22/17
Voter Satisfaction Efficiency Spenser Kearns 1/22/17
Trump's inaugural address, full text Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 1/20/17
Trump "compromised" by KGB? Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 1/18/17
Open seat on the San Francisco Elections Commission Dominic Paris 1/17/17
NY Review of books comes out with 'Majority Rule' (condorcet winner) article, sigh. Phil Uhrich 1/16/17
poll by CES for 2016 USA presidential Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 1/15/17
A couple questions for D. Smith if you are willing. 1/15/17
I made some Dank Memes for you guys Spenser Kearns 1/14/17
Rob Richie's latest anti-Approval FUD Clay Shentrup 1/14/17
One Page Explainer Brian Olson 1/14/17
Approval Percentages Clay Shentrup 1/13/17
Approval Voting Legislation introduced in Colorado Spenser Kearns 1/12/17
Fargo Task Force recommends at-Large Approval Voting Clay Shentrup 1/12/17
Write-In Only Voting Brian Langstraat 1/12/17
Spoiler in Range Voting / Score Voting William Waugh 1/12/17
US govt "report" about "Russian hacking" of USA 2016 election Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 1/6/17
Response to Christopher Billman Clay Shentrup 1/6/17
Russia behind DNC (& etc) "hacks"? G.Greenwald calls for skepticism Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 1/5/17
bad news for voting reform; what voters want Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 1/3/17
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