tugboat | Indy Week

tugboat 
Member since Oct 4, 2007


New England

Stats

Friends

  • No friends yet.
Become My Friend Find friends »

Recent Comments

Re: “Democracy N.C.'s Bob Hall ...

An acquaintance of mine near Cary told me about this IRV article because she knew my city also uses instant runoff voting (IRV). IRV works very well, and avoided the cost and lower voter turnout of a separate runoff election in our last mayoral election. Some people worried voters couldn't handle the ranked-choice ballot, but, in fact, 99.9% of ballots were valid, and exit polls showed voters much prefer IRV to the old system. I think more cities and states should adopt it, since it helps avoid the "spooiler" problem and is simpler and cheaper than separate runoff elections to find a majority winner.

Posted by tugboat on 10/04/2007 at 1:22 PM

Extra Extra!

Make sure you're signed up so we can inbox you the latest.

  • Weekly Newsletter (Wednesday) - The stories in this week's issue
  • Weekly Events Newsletter - Our picks for your weekend and beyond

Login to choose
your subscriptions!

Favorite Places

  • None.
Find places »

Saved Events

  • Nada.
Find events »

Saved Stories

  • Nope.
Find stories »

Custom Lists

  • Zip.
 

© 2016 Indy Week • 201 W. Main St., Suite 101, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation