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Self-Gerrymandering, Fairness, Extremism, & Electability

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That is really conjecture. It is not clear Olson does not split cities similar to Smith. Olson's compactness criteria should cause disparity in district size:
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Jan 16

Re: [EM] Self-Gerrymandering, Fairness, Extremism, & Electability

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... Different houses for different purposes: * 1 house where each state gets 1 female and 1 male representative. * 1 house of a thousand district where each
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Jan 15

Article About Gerrymandering On WonkWire

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http://wonkwire.com/2016/01/14/what-would-america-look-like-without-gerrymandering
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Jan 14

politicians: rarely bald?

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Journal of Nonverbal Behavior http://link.springer.com/journal/10919 December 1990 , Volume 14, Issue 4, http://link.springer.com/journal/10919/14/4/page/1 pp
warren_d_smith31
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Jan 13

1274 Clinton emails retroactively classified

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Gen Petraeus let his autobiographer girlfriend see his day-planner with notes (which is considered classified) stored in his home and he was found guilty of
warren_d_smith31
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Jan 6

Sentence "money" as solution to "incarceration nation"

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... What happens when a mass murderer is sentenced on Dec. 30, and you have no prison time left in the "budget"? Does he get a "Get Out Of Jail Free" card,
warren_d_smith31
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Dec 21, 2015

What is going on with Sanders & DNC?

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https://berniesanders.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Bernie2016vDNCComplaint.pdf
warren_d_smith31
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Dec 19, 2015

peer-reviewed papers/books about range voting

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I've been requested to create a list. Has anybody got suggestions?
warren_d_smith31
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Dec 16, 2015

Saudi Arabia: women now can "vote"

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Saudi Arabia is a monarchy, not a democracy. Nevertheless it has elections for various local seats, perhaps 2000 in all. Women are highly oppressed, most
warren_d_smith31
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Dec 13, 2015

Jeb Bush secret $100K donations thru ghost companies

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http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2015/12/fec-complaints-filed-against-bush-super-pac-over-donations-ghost-companies
warren_d_smith31
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Dec 10, 2015

Scott Walker campaign finance scandal -- whole state reeks

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http://www.prwatch.org/news/2015/12/12986/Walker-JohnDoe-WisconsinSupremeCourt http://www.prwatch.org/news/2015/12/12986/Walker-JohnDoe-WisconsinSupremeCou
warren_d_smith31
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Dec 9, 2015

Sanders in lead (except if you read the US press)

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To Bill Clark would you be interested in writing an op-ed on this? My previous op-ed was Our Presidential Race Picture Is Hugely Distorted by Our Bad Voting
warren_d_smith31
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Dec 7, 2015

Louisiana elected "wrong governor" (Rob Richie claims)

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Did Louisiana Just Elect 'Wrong' Governor Due to Flaw in Top 2 Runoff Method? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rob-richie/did-louisiana-just-elect_b_8641650.html
warren_d_smith31
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Nov 28, 2015

Another IRV propaganda op-ed

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I submitted this opinion piece: Full disclosure about Ranked Choice Voting To be clear: I DO support Ranked Choice Voting (a.k.a. Instant Runoff Voting, IRV)
warren_d_smith31
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Nov 25, 2015

Linus Torvalds on the R & D parties

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Heh, well, I intended Torvalds' remark as a bit of a joke, on a par with Groucho Marx's: "As a matter of principle, I refuse to join any club which would
warren_d_smith31
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Nov 19, 2015
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