Showing posts tagged with: "instant runoff voting"

UK’s Alternative Vote Headed for Defeat . May 6, 2011

Yesterday voters in the United Kingdom went to the polls to decide whether or not to change the voting system used to elect members of the House of Commons, the lower house of parliament. It was only the second time a national referendum has been held throughout the United Kingdom, and the first since the national referendum in 1975. Voters were asked,... read more

And the Oscar Goes to… . February 25, 2011

Unfortunately you’ll have to wait until Sunday night to find out who takes home the coveted awards. But until then, read on to learn how actors, directors, and films make it to podium. Oscar Votes 1-2-3 (a project of FairVote) explains the voting system utilized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. For more than sixty years, the... read more