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Preferential voting may refer to:

  • Ranked voting systems, all election methods that involve ranking candidates in order of preference
  • Instant-runoff voting, referred to as "preferential voting" in Australia, is one type of ranked voting system.
  • Range voting, in which voters assign points to each candidate
  • Open list, sometimes known as "preferential voting" in Europe and nations such as Sri Lanka
  • Bucklin voting, which was sometimes known as "preferential voting" when used in the United States

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Hiru News

Hiru News
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 06:41:15 -0700

Nihal Galappaththi was the leading JVP candidate, managing to obtain 11,957 preferential votes. The preferential voting results of the Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara and Galle Districts have not been released yet. Our correspondents in the counting centers ...
 
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:06:37 -0700

—The electoral system for voting for constituency candidates can be amended from first past the post to preferential voting by a simple majority vote. —Making independent senators chairpersons of committees would require simple majority vote, except ...
 
Calgary Herald
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:37:46 -0700

The controversial preferential voting system, which helped elect Alison Redford as leader of Alberta's Progressive Conservatives, won't be used to choose her successor. A change to the party's constitution made in the aftermath of the last leadership ...
 
ABC Online
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 04:41:55 -0700

That change, potentially involving tighter party membership rules and an introduction of above-the-line preferential voting, could bring an end to preference trading. Topics: federal-elections, elections, government-and-politics, australia. First ...
 
The Age
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:23:59 -0700

Victoria's upper house should be renamed the State Senate and optional preferential voting should be introduced to the lower house to reduce informal votes, according to a new report. A parliamentary inquiry into the future of Victoria's Electoral ...
 
Crikey
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 01:21:16 -0700

There's been plenty of talk on the system of preferential voting in the wake of the Western Australian election rerun. But mathematics masters student Casey Briggs says we should focus on the method of counting itself. What can I say… I highly agree ...
 
nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 13:48:45 -0700

A letter formally requesting such a recount was sent to the Elections Commissioner on April 3 soon after the official preferential voting result for Colombo district was received, he revealed. The DP general secretary said they expected the ...

WA today

WA today
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:48:32 -0700

The possible solutions include making it harder in various ways for the micro parties to stand, introducing optional rather than compulsory preferential voting so as to undermine the model used by the preference harvesters, and introducing a primary ...
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