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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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60 news items

Newsfirst

Newsfirst
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 03:29:55 -0700

Preferential voting results of the Uva Provincial Council poll from the Badulla District have been released. The UNP Candidate Harin Fernando received 173,993 preferential votes, Velayudhan Buddhadheepan received 30,457 preferential votes while ...

Newsfirst

Newsfirst
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:56:44 -0700

Preferential voting results of the Uva Provincial Council poll from the Monaragala District have been released. UPFA Chief Ministerial Candidate Shsheendra Rajapaksa has secured 96,619 preferential votes while Kumarasiri Ratnayake received 59,285 ...

Dalje.com

Dalje.com
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:03:45 -0700

The leader of the Croatian Party of Rights - Ante Starcevic (HSP AS), Ruza Tomasic, has supported on her Facebook profile the initiative for the introduction of preferential voting even though the party's leadership has not endorsed the initiative ...
 
Colombo Page
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:46:56 -0700

Sept 21, Colombo: Harin Fernando from the United National Party (UNP) topped the preferential vote in Badulla District, while Shashindra Rajapaksa from the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) took the preferential vote in Moneragala District.

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:56:15 -0700

34 Includes $47,737,779 in Class A shares of common stock and $533,890,823 in Class B shares of common stock that hold preferential voting rights, such as 10 times the voting power of Class As, and election of three directors (versus two for Class As), ...
 
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:33:45 -0700

Australia employs preferential voting via an Instant Runoff System to elect its Prime Minister and 150 members of the House of Representatives. In this system, there are not two separate votes as proposed by the People's Partnership. Voters vote once.
 
Crikey (blog)
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 01:19:07 -0700

Stay tuned for primary votes, which are of more than usual importance in Queensland given optional preferential voting and the high rate of minor party support. Last time they were 32% for the Liberal National Party, 34% for Labor and 8% for the Greens.

CBC.ca

CBC.ca
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:29:58 -0700

... its platform since 2010. The NDP platform specifically states the party would reduce the municipal and provincial voting age to 16. The Liberals said they were open to the idea. The party's platform says they would also look at preferential voting ...
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