Problems with Instant Runoff Voting, i.e., The Alternative Vote

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Sample Election Ballots

 

Plurality Voting [current voting system]

 

For President--Vote for only one candidate by ticking the appropriate box.  The candidate with the most votes wins your state.

 

Barack Obama (Democrat)
John McCain (Republican)
Richard Lamm (National Renewal)
Michael Bloomberg (Liberal Democrat)
Robert Barr (Libertarian)

 

 


 

 

Approval Voting

 

For President--You may give one vote for each candidate or candidates by ticking the appropriate box(es).  The candidate with the most votes wins your state.

 

Barack Obama (Democrat)
John McCain (Republican)
Richard Lamm (National Renewal)
Michael Bloomberg (Liberal Democrat)
Robert Barr (Libertarian)

 

THIRD PARTIES AND VOTING REFORM: THE AMERICAN DILEMMA

                                   THIRD PARTIES AND VOTING REFORM:

 

                                                 THE AMERICAN DILEMMA

 

                                        by John Howard Wilhelm, Ph.D.,

                                        Economics

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