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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/7/09 Voting Methods By Kathlyn Varno and Kate Campbell
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5/7/09 Proxy System System of voting in which one has the option to vote, or delegate their vote to a proxy, who is able to vote for them. This would be seen if one was unable to form an opinion, or was uneducated about the candidates. Instead of wasting their vote they would be able to give their vote to a
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5/7/09 Proxy System (cont.) According to Green-Armytage, each voter has three options within the proxy system of voting. The voter could either vote themselves, delegate their vote to a specific proxy, or not vote at all, in which case their vote is delegated anyway to a proxy on their “standing list” so that no votes are wasted (67).
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5/7/09 Proxy System (cont.) Within in the Proxy system of voting there are additional ways of using the proxy system, other than the basic way. “Issue Specific Proxies” -When someone delegates their vote to a proxy on a specific issue they do not feel comfortable voting on.
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5/7/09 At Large Plurality At large plurality is a method used in multi-winner elections. Example 1: In a senatorial election say there are 50 open seats and 100 candidates. In this system, each voter is allowed to vote for 50 candidates, however they can only vote one time for their candidate choice.
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Cumulative Voting Used in multi-winner elections. It is very similar to the At Large Plurality method. It differs however, because where as in the At Large Plurality method, you can vote for a candidate only once, in a cumulative
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course MATH 120 taught by Professor Cathey during the Fall '07 term at Wofford.

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