Fwd: RE: News re preference voting or IRV

From: David Mertz <voting-project_at_gnosis_dot_cx>
Date: Tue Apr 05 2005 - 13:53:30 CDT

On Apr 5, 2005, at 8:21 AM, dr-jekyll@att.net wrote:
> I may be the only person in America who currently advocates this, but
> has anyone assessed the idea of positive and negative (aka Pro and
> Con) voting?  That would be to allow each vote to be either a positive
> vote for a candidate or a negative vote against one of the
> candidates.  In order to win one must achieve a positive total.

I like the idea.

Of course, most office would go unfilled when every candidate had a
substantial negative total ;-). Probably that's a good feature of the
system as well.

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