Skip to comments.Palin advances in race for Alaska House seat
Posted on 08/17/2022 2:43:06 AM PDT by Libloather
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Palin for speaker. that’d get the left freaked out
And we possibly won’t know officially until late August if she won yesterday’s special election, although she likely will. STUPID RANKED CHOICE VOTING!
She knows Alaska politics as good as any. Going to be a real tough candidate and a damned good legislator.
There’s a reason those RCV provisions were in HR1...
What a screwed up way to run an election.
Ranked choise voting?
How about a winner and a loser ?
How about a winner and a loser ?
There will be a winner and the rest if any will be losers.
I think this seriously weakens the individual candidates ad the voters’ commitment to them or their programs. If your vote is just going to be fed to another candidate anyway, and possibly go to fatten the lead of somebody you don’t want, why bother voting in the first place?
Time for Begich to bow out and endorse Palin.
But I don’t expect it.
“Always liked her. Got to meet Sarah on a book tour. Very nice. I hope she does well.”
Trump/Palin 2024? The entertainment and TDS alone would be worth it.
First Cheney, now this. It’s been a great morning so far.
.....but everyone gets a participation ribbon...
Love the idea, the left would go balistic.
Now, we all get a anticipation ribbon.
Election to be decided, when ?
“Ranked choise voting? How about a winner and a loser?”
I remember that method where everyone was given two marbles — a black one and a white one. Each color was assigned to a candidate. The voter dropped whichever color they chose to coordinate with the candidate. That would be a fairer method. Would need to add colors for 3+ candidates.
A problem for color-blind voters!
“Trump/Palin 2024? The entertainment and TDS alone would be worth it.”
Priceless! Exploding heads everywhere.
NYC now has RCV for its mayoral elections.
Now I wonder why that should be...? 🤔
Note to Gothamites: If you wanna save your city, see my tagline.
It's kabuki theater voting.
An honest voting system for the electorate would allow a voter to cast either a positive vote or negative vote for one candidate for a given elected office. For each candidate, the negative vote total would be subtracted from the positive vote total, and the candidate with the most positive (or least negative) net total votes would win.
In this system the voter would get to avoid the moral dilemma of having to vote for an (albeit the least) repulsive candidate by now getting to cast a negative vote against the most repulsive candidate.
Sadly, politicians are not likely to approve such a voting system, since it would mean most of them would be elected by having the least negative votes.
You would end up with lessor known candidates winning. Trump would have very large positive and negative. Biden would be similar. It is not good to have people that are unknown suddenly end up in office.
This has got to go. Everywhere.
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