stv-elect first Mayor of Mahurangi

stv-elect first Mayor of Mahurangi

Vote early and often to elect the first mayor of Mahurangi—of course, only the latest vote an individual casts will count. Because somebody votes early, they shouldn’t later be penalised when some late-breaking information causes them to revise their preferences: Vote...
Nominate someone as 2020 Mayor of Mahurangi

Nominate someone as 2020 Mayor of Mahurangi

Friend of the Mahurangi J Barry Ferguson has long argued the need for a local mayor. Mayors, to be legitimate, need to be elected by preference voting—known as stvsingle-transferable-vote in Aotearoa, and known as rcvranked-choice-voting in the United States, where...
stv-electing first Mayor of Mahurangi

stv-electing first Mayor of Mahurangi

Some dots can take longer to connect. And the more obvious the dot, the longer it seems to take for it to be connected. Since the announcement of the terms of reference of the Royal Commission on Auckland Governance, the Mahurangi Magazine has been exploring ways that...
stv bicentennial extraordinary town-hall talk

stv bicentennial extraordinary town-hall talk

Ideally, the bicentennial of stvsingle-transferable-vote should be held where the Birmingham Society for Literary and Scientific Improvement held the world’s first election with it. But even if that ultimate location—were it known, and were it still standing—was the...

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