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A First Experience with Ranked Voting Jan Kok 6/13/18
Maine ranked voting on NBC national news with Lester Holt and Chuck Todd Clay S 6/13/18
"the core principle of democracy" Brian Olson 6/12/18
This person doesn't know that approval voting exists parker friedland 6/12/18
Maine uses IRV today Clay S 6/12/18
PR for British Columbia Clay S 6/11/18
Election Algorithm and Money Influence William Waugh 6/10/18
Public perceptions of IRV Clay S 6/7/18
Arguments for Approval > Score Clay S 6/7/18
Draft of an email to the iowa dem party? NoIRV 6/6/18
Counted — the latest Score Voting advocacy org Clay S 6/5/18
Las Cruces city council adopts Ranked Choice Voting Clay S 6/4/18
My congress race Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, http://RangeVoting.org) 6/3/18
CES Interview by 80,000 Hours is trending on Hacker News Aaron Hamlin 6/1/18
Proportional Representation- Philosophy sa...@equal.vote 5/30/18
James Clapper new book "facts & fears" Warren D. Smith (CRV cofounder, http://RangeVoting.org) 5/24/18
connection networks as a basis for partitioning Dodecatheon Meadia 5/24/18
Best Algorithms and Design for Proportional Representation Elections sa...@equal.vote 5/21/18
What should STAR-PR be? SRV-PR is horribly broken (it's not even proportional) but STAR-PR doesn't have to be. parker friedland 5/21/18
Approval voting mentioned in connection with Texas runoff election low turnout Dodecatheon Meadia 5/18/18
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