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News is getting around about Fargo, ND and its push for approval voting. It's even appearing in Fargo's local tv news. We're continuing to provide technical support here behind the scenes. IVN interviewed CES executive director Aaron Hamlin to highlight the scope of the prospective measure.
There was also an approval voting bill introduced in Colorado. Local paper Times Call interviewed board member Neal McBurnett referring to approval voting's tendency to prefer Condorcet winners when they exist.
On our blog this month, we tackled a complex topic—the concept of majority in voting. If you want some next-level understanding of the majority concept, be sure to check out our latest post.
After speaking with our advisors, we've decided that the best way to go forward with the polling data is to collaborate with other academic researchers to publish in a journal. This delays release of the data since we'd be restricted from showing too much of the findings before publication. But in the end, we'd have a more credible reference which in the end might be leveraged for a stronger impact. If the journal isn't open access, we'll pay the fee to assure the article is not behind a paywall.
If you're waiting for your CES t-shirt from the crowdfunding, this is the month to check your mail. Thank you for your patience!
Quick thank you's! For those who were with us in New York at the IndependentVoting.org conference, thanks for stopping to see us! Thanks to the Colorado LWV for inviting us to talk. And thank you to Northern Kentucky University and Dr. Barbara Phillips for inviting us back to lecture again on voting theory in the math department.
Finally, thank you to two recent donors, CES advisor Dr. Robert Norman and Mark Frohnmayer. Each donated well over $5,000. Thank you for enabling our work!
Inspired by their example? Join the bandwagon and donate now to support our work! You can also contact us for more sophisticated giving questions.