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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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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 ...


Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:56:15 -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 ...


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.


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 ...


Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:37:30 -0700

Official preferential voting results issued on Sunday showed that Harin Fernando had secured 173,993 preferential votes.As a percentage, this amounts to 88 percent. Dayasiri Jayasekara won 336,327 preferential votes when elected to the North Western ...
ABC Online (blog)
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:58:51 -0700

... though clearly not as simple as New Zealand's former 'first past the post' electoral system. MMP is no more complex than Australia's use of preferential voting, but is simpler than the Australian Senate's electoral system. To explain how the system ...
Illawarra Mercury
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:20:46 -0700

''We use preferential voting at the polling booth and that is recognised as a fair system. ''All nine councillors voted for that method, I just happened to be the one to stick my hand up to move the motion ... and why not? ''First past the post still ...

Herald Scotland

Herald Scotland
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:03:45 -0700

Hampden won by a single ranking point in UEFA's preferential voting system. Dublin's Aviva Stadium will also host three group games and a last-16 match. Regan and David Gill, the Manchester United director who is on UEFA's executive committee, both ...

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