Keith Gaughan

An attempt at public introspection

Voting

Are surpluses in STV a pointless complication?

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Triggered by this post on Bram Cohen’s blog, I posted up this reply. I think I’d better outline what I’m talking about.

Ireland uses the Single Transferrable Vote for just about everything, including by-elections and presidential elections. However, it’s always struck me that the concept of …