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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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ABC Online (blog)
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:31:47 -0800

The most common questions I receive at this blog concern how preferential voting works and what is the best way to vote. How do I vote? What is the most strategic way to vote? How can I deny my preferences to one of the major parties. Let me go right ...
Bangor Daily News
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:26:15 -0800

The state of Maine has watched another election come and go, and as Paul LePage takes his second victory with less than a majority vote, I am reminded of the system of voting from my home country: Australia. It is known as preferential voting, ...
The Conversation AU
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:11:07 -0800

The high Greens vote in NSW would make it closer if compulsory preferential voting was used, but as it is, the Coalition should win the next NSW election in March 2015 easily. For a Queensland Galaxy that had a 50-50 tie, go to the end of my last ...

The Age

Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:16:06 -0800

The intrigue around preferences has led many on Twitter to remind voters that under the optional preferential voting system in Victoria electors need only number one to five below the line to make a valid vote, thereby avoiding group voting tickets ...
Green Left Weekly
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:30:00 -0800

The only thing that keeps the system going, says Latham, is compulsory preferential voting that forces everyone to eventually select, however reluctantly, one of two shop-worn (Labor/Liberal) brands. The result is the “hollowing out of democratic ...
Perth Now
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 02:05:17 -0800

Veteran JP Ian Handcock, a former East Fremantle mayor, said the RAJWA had elected officials using a “first past the post” system for 15 years but recently changed to preferential voting. It meant Mr Handcock, who initially came fifth, and another ...
The Conversation AU
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:15:00 -0800

The Victorian lower house elects 88 members representing single member electorates, using the same compulsory preferential voting system that is used for the Federal House of Representatives. At the 2010 State election, the Coalition won the statewide ...

The Sofia Globe

The Sofia Globe
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 06:24:57 -0700

According to a report by Mediapool, in Pazardzhik, candidate number 9 on the GERB list, Desislava Kostadinova, was propelled to the number two spot by preferential voting. In Blagoevgrad, GERB's number 9, Kiril Kotev, also became number two. In Dobrich ...

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