News tagged with voter

New Data Support Use Of Instant Run-Off Voting

(PhysOrg.com) -- New data collected as part of a North Carolina State University study during the 2009 municipal election in Hendersonville, N.C., show that voters prefer instant run-off voting (IRV) to traditional voting ...

Dec 03, 2009
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Cryptographic voting debuts

(PhysOrg.com) -- Last week, in Takoma Park, Md., a new cryptographic voting system that could ensure accurate vote counts was used for the first time in a real election. MIT’s Ron Rivest, the Viterbi Professor ...

Nov 13, 2009
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Campaign spending affects electoral outcomes

In Canada, campaign spending limits for candidates during a federal election are stipulated by the Canada Elections Act. A study recently published in the Canadian Journal of Economics uses these spending limits to evalua ...

Mar 18, 2009
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