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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Jerry Brown vetoes California IRV bill Clay Shentrup 10:39 AM
MUMA with runoffs? Jameson Quinn 4:52 AM
Connection found between approval voting and candidate honesty Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 9/29/16
Prince Edward Islanders split on electoral reform -- Poll suggests Islanders might vote against change Markus Schulze 9/29/16
Canadian Voting Reform Committee Warren Koch 9/29/16
The Electoral College, Alternative Voting Methods, & Interstate Compact Issues Aaron Hamlin 9/28/16
Presidential debate with Jill Stein (green party) artificially added Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 9/27/16
MUMA: new name for U/P voting? Jameson Quinn 9/27/16
poll finds voters like IRV, or something (?); attempt to investigate; Tolbert et al Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 9/25/16
Trump's mob connections Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 9/24/16
Maine ballot initiatives Clay Shentrup 9/23/16
The "invisible primary" (far and away woin by H.R.Clinton) Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 9/23/16
AV mentioned positively in New Republic Steve Cobb 9/22/16
Vote for who you REALLY want. Here’s how. Jan Kok 9/21/16
Crowdfunding for Polling with Smarter Voting Methods (LIVE) Aaron Hamlin 9/20/16
Mexicans contemplating TTRO for presidential election Steve Cobb 9/20/16
U/P voting: plausible heuristics Jameson Quinn 9/19/16
Ralph Nader: "calling third parties spoilers is the same as saying 'shut up'..." Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 9/19/16
Trends Clay Shentrup 9/19/16
Bayesian Regret And The Utility Monster Frank Martinez 9/19/16
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