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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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49 news items

 
Washington Post
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:56:15 -0700

There is a very simple and effective remedy: Introduce preferential voting, a much fairer way to select winners. In this system, voters rank each candidate, with 1 going to the first choice. If necessary, the field is winnowed down by eliminating the ...

Oneindia Entertainment

Oneindia Entertainment
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:18:45 -0700

There jury has selected winners by preferential voting system in 14 categories. 2 awards come under the Mirchi listerner's choice. The Grand Jury member are S.Narayan, V Manohar,V Harikrishna Nagathihalli Chandrashekar, Dr.Suman Kittur, Kaviraj, ...

The Sofia Globe

The Sofia Globe
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:41:15 -0700

Meanwhile, back on the centre-right, Meglena Kouneva – leader of Bulgarian for Citizens, a constituent party of the Reformist Bloc, and who was the Reformists' list leader in the European Parliament elections although preferential voting eliminated her ...
 
ABC Online
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:20:07 -0700

"I introduced a bill for Senate reform based on the New South Wales system, optional preferential voting ... it gets rid of preference gaming," he said. "It's interesting to note that Bob Day from Family First is there because of Labor and Green's ...
 
Courier Mail
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:22:30 -0700

The LNP lost the Stafford by-election last weekend with a swing of more than 18 per cent, the largest swing since optional preferential voting was introduced in Queensland. It sparked a mea culpa from Mr Newman and his government and the overturning of ...
 
The Daily Telegraph (blog)
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:10:29 -0700

At a time when Tony Abbott and Julie Bishop are showing strong leadership, you have a timely reminder of what preferential voting can toss up with her undignified contribution this week on Tasmanian radio. Ms Lambie is a result of the donkey vote in ...

The West Australian

The West Australian
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:45:00 -0700

The report - backed by the coalition, Labor and the Greens - called for the system of group voting tickets in the Senate to be junked. Instead, preferential above-the-line voting and partial optional preferential voting below the line should be ...
 
ABC Local
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:38:44 -0700

ABC Election Analyst Antony Green says the swing of 18.6% in Stafford last Saturday is the biggest against a Government since optional preferential voting was introduced 22 years ago. The Premier will be live in the studio shortly but first the man who ...
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