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
The Alternative Vote Explained
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How the Australian House of Representatives votes are counted - AEC
A House of Representatives candidate is elected if they gain an absolute majority -- more than 50% -- of the formal vote. First, all of the number '1' votes ...
How the Australian Senate votes are counted - AEC
Senators are elected by a preferential voting system, known as proportional representation. Candidates for the Senate stand for a State or Territory. It is a...
Preferential Voting - Make Your Vote Count
Explains what happens to those other numbers you have to write on your ballot paper for the Lower House in Australia. If you vote for a minor party, it's not...
PV (Preferential Voting)
There are 120 Members of Parliament. Each of the 120 electorates, including the Maori electorates, elects one MP. Voters rank the candidates -- 1, 2, 3, etc ...
Preferential Voting English
This video gives the background for preference voting, preference ballots, and preference tables.
Seemapuri Assembly Preferential Voting on Shortlisted Candidates For Delhi Election 2013
Seemapuri Assembly Preferential Voting on Shortlisted Candidates For Delhi Election 2013.
Australian Compulsory and Preferential Voting
How Preferential and Compulsory Voting happened in Australia. Richard and Sam.
Limited Preferential Voting System.mp4
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 11:55:56 -0800
... in a bid to obtain information regarding the passing of the Local Authorities Election Amendment Bill and the Local Authorities Special Provisions Bill which was passed in parliament today annulling the preferential voting system for local ...
The Plain Dealer
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 07:05:13 -0800
The Academy now uses what is called a preferential voting system. This year Oscar voters ranked the Best Picture nominees from one to nine. If one of the nominees has more than 50 percent of the first place votes after the process, that is your winner.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:11:03 -0800
Since 2009, when the Academy of Motion Pictures increased the number of Best Picture nominees to ten (it can now be between five and ten), it has also used RCV - sometimes called instant runoff voting or preferential voting - to select the Best Picture.
The Sofia Globe
The Sofia Globe
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:00:00 -0800
Media reports earlier this week said that a group within the BSP that opposes Stanishev's leadership was planning a campaign to use the preferential voting system against him by encouraging people to vote preferentially for candidates other than list ...
The Rice Thresher
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:12:39 -0800
“Trent won by a sizable margin [with any interpretation of preferential voting methods],” Andrus, a Hanszen College junior, said. “He just did not get enough first-preference votes right off the bat to have a majority, but any preferential voting ...
Wall Street Journal
New York Times
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:13:38 -0800
In that case, in the Academy's preferential voting system, the No. 2 pick moves up. How this will affect the outcome isn't exactly known — the final tally is never released — but in a year when the competition is so close, it's sure to play a part ...
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 05:25:36 -0800
But, points out Clayton Davis of AwardsCircuit.com, in a year with divisive choices -- and "12 Years," though widely hailed, is not necessarily widely loved -- the preferential voting system for best picture can favor everybody's second choice. That's ...
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:02:33 -0800
All Australian mainland states use the same general electoral system that is used for Federal elections for their lower house elections. However, NSW and Queensland use optional preferential voting, under which the voter is only required to number one ...
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