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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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1449 news items

Brisbane Times

Brisbane Times
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:20:33 -0800

Queensland switched to optional preferential voting after the Fitzgerald Inquiry into corruption in Queensland raised questions about the existing system and recommended the establishment of an Electoral and Administrative Review Committee to examine ...
 
Brisbane Times
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:48:01 -0800

For Queensland elections, we have optional preferential voting where voters are required only to indicate their first preference for their vote to count. My supporter had not been an 18-year-old casting her first ballot. And while she'd been voting ...
 
The Conversation AU
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:26:02 -0800

The lower house has 89 single member seats, with members elected via optional preferential voting (OPV). Whereas full preferential voting requires voters to number every square on the ballot paper, under OPV a “1” vote for a chosen candidate is valid.

National Post

Huffington Post Canada
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:11:00 -0800

It's the preferential voting system that has so far seen the candidates reluctant to criticize each other in debates. However, Brown _ the only one without a seat in the Ontario legislature _ has lashed out at his rivals for not doing enough to court ...

CTV News

CTV News
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:19:29 -0800

It's the preferential voting system that has so far seen the candidates reluctant to criticize each other in debates. However, Brown -- the only one without a seat in the Ontario legislature -- has lashed out at his rivals for not doing enough to court ...
 
Yahoo!7 News
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:37:30 -0800

... according to the LNP. The LNP has adopted a "Just Vote 1" slogan for this state election. Some critics have suggested this deliberately tries to dissuade voters from using the optional preferential voting system. Comment has been sought from the ...
 
Movie City News
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:22:03 -0800

So perceived injustices are not unique to preferential voting. And that is what the thinking is this hour… Comments Off. Comments are closed. MCN Twitter see all ». RT @Pinter_Quotes: Staying in bed suits me. 12:06:17 AM January 31, 2015 ReplyRetweet ...

The Australian

The Australian
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:43:14 -0800

LNP Media Liaison (@lnp_media) January 30, 2015. The LNP has adopted a “Just Vote 1” slogan for this state election. Some critics have suggested this deliberately tries to dissuade voters from using the optional preferential voting system.
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