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Gaming the Vote: Why Elections Aren’t Fair (and What We Can Do About It)

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Our Electoral System is Fundamentally Flawed, But There’s a Simple and Fair SolutionAt least five U.S. presidential elections have been won by the second most popular candidate. The reason was a “spoiler”—a minor candidate who takes enough votes away from the most popular candidate to tip the election to someone else. The spoiler effect is more than a glitch. It is a consequence of one of the most surprising intellectual discoveries of the twentieth century: the “impossibility theorem” of Nob…

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I’ve been stuck on the notion that the “First Past the Pole” system is broken ever since I read Gaming the Vote. It seems like that and gerrymandering distort the “will of the people” (whatever that means) to the point of uselessness. At least I’d rather believe that than assume ~51% of the (voting) population is too dumb to participate in democracy.

That said, I don’t think a 5-party system would do much good without proportional representation in congress. Maybe that isn’t a problem outside of FPtP. . .

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William Poundstone

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