Voting Systems and Simplicity

by @edent | | 2 comments | Read ~103 times.

it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time… Winston Churchill I read this wonderful post from ThreeBallot voting. I've read it through twice, and I only think I understand how it works. For all its flaws, First…

How To Vote

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A complex chart of votes.

I recently had an interesting voting experience which I'd like to share with you. Perhaps you can give me some advice? I'm a member of a board and we recently held an election for new board members. We had 8 spaces and 19 candidates. Candidates wrote a short application and we each ranked them in…

Things I think I'm wrong about - part 1 - Online Voting

by @edent | | 6 comments | Read ~131 times.

A pet cat typing on a computer keyboard.

I'm right about everything. My opinions are wholly rational and a product of logical analysis. Your opinions are scattered thoughts and half-remembered fairy-tales. That's how most of us think, right? The only way we can get through the day is by thinking we're correct. I want to examine some of the things I think I'm…

An Open Letter To The Labour Party

by @edent | , , , , | 5 comments

Hello! I'm what you would probably describe as a natural Labour voter. I'm middle class, the son of teachers, University educated, member and representative of the NUS, I'm employed by a big British company, I'm a proud union member and a home owner.  I even spoke at the TUC before Gordon Brown took the stage.…