[EM] Re: alternate proportional method

Rob Speer rspeer at MIT.EDU
Mon Jul 21 11:08:06 PDT 2003

On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 10:27:40AM -0400, Stephane Rouillon wrote:
> Dear James,
> I try a very succint summary...
> SPPA is fully proportional, and it uses a rallying method to cope with
> vote-splitting issues.

"Rallying method"?

> I wanted to be able to put all candidates of a
> same party in competition in an open list. But other methods let only some run
> in the same electorate district (STV)

What do you mean by "let only some run in the same electorate district"?

> or use huge list of candidates which can
> discourage the voter (Brazilian method?).  I tried to define equivalent
> electorates
> in every districts

Does this mean that implementing your method would require changing the
membership of every district?
Rob Speer

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