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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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Seemapuri Assembly Preferential Voting on Shortlisted Candidates For Delhi Election 2013

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Newsfirst Preferential voting results for Badulla and Monaragala

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nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:33:34 -0700

But, since some politicians argued to their advantage that people still wanted to have a person known to them in the district, the Preferential Voting (PV) system was annexed to the PR system. After the advent of the decentralized Provincial Councils ...

The Sofia Globe

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

Bulgarians appear to have taken to preferential voting with a passion, with more than third who voted in the country's October 5 elections using their right to re-arrange the order of candidates of the party of their choice. Going by provisional ...
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 21:03:48 -0700

In May, federal Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters gave bipartisan support to an optional preferential voting system, in which voters would be allowed to number as many boxes as they chose above the line. Crucially, this would ...
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 04:11:06 -0700

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) presidency on Wednesday decided to put forward to the national parliament its proposal on introducing preferential voting at the next parliamentary election in line with the model which Croatia already applies at ...
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 03:51:22 -0700

President Ivo Josipovic has announced that he will also propose preferential voting in election system amendments to be drafted under his sponsorship. "I am also thinking about amendments to the election system and the constitutional changes project ...
Herald Scotland
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:09:08 -0700

The preferential voting system, which takes second choices into account, can throw up unexpected results. Those with a long memory will recall how Mr MacAskill, the odds on favourite of the day, lost the deputy leadership race in 2000. He polled the ...
Press Herald
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 01:05:09 -0700

Now is the time to switch to an instant runoff or some other system of preferential voting in Maine. By Marty Braun. I've just read another piece suggesting that Eliot Cutler would truly show his love of Maine if he would only drop out of the governor ...

Sky News Australia

ABC Online
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:06:12 -0700

The Liberal Party has chosen not to put up any candidates in the by-elections, and ABC election analyst Antony Green has predicted an easy ALP win in both seats. He says despite the large field of independents, the optional preferential voting system ...

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