Wasted Votes: Everyone Needs To Vote At The Same Time

a pseudonymous observer of Things That Need Fixin'

So, several Democratic primary candidates dropped out before Super Tuesday. That’s normal. Yeah, but it’s not good for anyone who voted for them in the earlier states or who used eary voting or vote-by-mail to vote for them in a…

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Hugo Voting: For Once We Should Pay Attention To An Industry Award

a pseudonymous observer of Things That Need Fixin'

The Hugo Awards are a fan-voted series of awards for Science Fiction and Fantasy writers and fans. They use ranked-choice voting. (Which I discussed in No Spoilers: Ranked Choice Voting, and which I’ll be abbreviating below to “RCV” when I…

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No Spoilers: Ranked Choice Voting

a pseudonymous observer of Things That Need Fixin'

This is related to Bloc Party: Real Representation In Government. That one is concerned with elections where multiple candidates will win, this one is concerned with single candidate elections. Framed. When the United States’ Constitution was written, the discipline now…

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