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Calls for Eurovision Song Contest to adopt AV

‘Why have we been coming last all the time? Because we’re unpopular or the songs are atonal crap? Of course not, it’s because the voting system used is deeply flawed.’

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Posted: Mar 11th, 2011
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Tribal leadership embroiled in ‘alternative goat’ electoral debate

Tebbitt still in with a chanceLeadership contests in a remote Kurdish tribe have been thrown into disarray by the introduction of the ‘alternative goat’ system. ‘It used to be so simple,’ said Amed, a returning officer. ‘The elders of a village would each put their best goat forward into a race, and the winning owner would lead the village and represent it at tribal level for the next five years. This first past the post system had its imperfections, but at least it produced a clear winner.’

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Posted: Feb 22nd, 2011
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Voting method for vote on voting method to be put to the vote

Options include First Past the Post, Alternative Vote, Best of Three, Consult the I Ching, A Throw of the Dice, Paper Scissors Stone and WGAF.

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Posted: Feb 21st, 2011
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