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NY state primaries today. Mach 2 puke. Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 9/13/18
Antony Green arguing on Twitter Clay S 9/12/18
I prefer email to webforum Brian Olson 9/11/18
When are "Real World Failure Rates" Useful? Marylander 9/10/18
HR3507 (115th Congress) "Fair Representation Act" William Waugh 9/9/18
Discussion About PR William Waugh 9/3/18
Places to Argue Against IRV William Waugh 8/29/18
better multiwinner method for The Netherlands Victor Beffers 8/20/18
New FairVote attack piece on Approval Voting Clay S 8/20/18
What PR methods are hot now? Brian Olson 8/20/18
Revisiting RangeVoting's page on STAR Voting Mark Frohnmayer 8/20/18
Is it time to close this group to net comments? Clay S 8/20/18
Simple alternatives to Shortest Splitline Algorithm Clay S 8/19/18
Center for Election Science Forum format Felix Sargent 8/18/18
Fusion voting fun Clay S 8/17/18
Common Cause Survey of Candidates William Waugh 8/14/18
simulated bullet voting rates Clay S 8/13/18
"Reweighted" methods are second rate (medium article) Jameson Quinn 8/10/18
Revised asset voting parker friedland 8/9/18
More of the Pattern Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 8/8/18
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