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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Warren, I need your help parker friedland 3/28/18
2-color 1-sided strategy (2C1SS) and voting systems robust against it Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 3/28/18
star voting Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 3/27/18
The Almost First Amendment Clay Shentrup 3/25/18
"the core principle of democracy" Brian Olson 3/24/18
Trump's appointments and un-appointments Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 3/23/18
IRV Group Clay Shentrup 3/23/18
lead -- another little episode illustrating the cost of bad government Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 3/22/18
Mocking FairVote's polling service parker friedland 3/19/18
China's Communist party CCP vs National People's Congress NPC. How run? Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 3/19/18
Only criteria range voting obeys, are good criteria for single-winner voting systems to obey! Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 3/18/18
"How Democracies Die" new book Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 3/18/18
Is star voting precinct summable? NoIRV 3/18/18
David Dill: "Our voting system is hackable by foreign powers" Scientific American Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 3/17/18
Minnesota bill would remove local control and IRV Clay Shentrup 3/16/18
Utah HB35 IRV/Approval pilot program bill passes House by landslide Clay Shentrup 3/15/18
Facebook boasts it hugely influences elections... then doesn't Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, 3/15/18
Electoral Reform in BC Keith 3/13/18
Washington (state) 45th district Democrats support Score Voting and Approval Voting Clay Shentrup 3/13/18
If you live near Vancouver... parker friedland 3/12/18
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