Law:The Ranked Choice is the Best Choice Amendment

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49RZ26: The Ranked Choice is the Best Choice Amendment

This law has an
EPHEMERAL STATUS

It amends the following:
Organic Law

Ziu 49th Clark 6th
Sponsored by: Ian Plätschisch

Cosa.png Cosa: PASSED
PER 75 — CON 13 — AUS 24

Senats.png Senäts: PASSED
PER 6 — CON 1 — AUS 0

LesserSealBadge.png Referendum: PASSED
Per 74 — Contra 17 — Austanéu 26

Digest of Laws

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WHEREAS The Chancery currently uses the First-Past-The-Post method of voting to conduct Senate elections, and

WHEREAS First-Past-The-Post voting is responsible for a variety of electoral ills, such as producing winners who do not actually have majority support, and forcing voters to cast ballots strategically instead of supporting the candidate they actually prefer the most, and

WHEREAS We all know how First-Past-The-Post voting is working out for our giant friendly neighbor this election cycle, and

WHEREAS Ranked Choice Voting (aka Instant Runoff Voting or Alternative Voting) is far superior to First-Past-The-Post and eliminates all of the aforementioned ills, because it allows voters to rank candidates in order of preference, and

WHEREAS This video is an brilliant explanation of why Ranked Choice Voting is so good


THEREFORE Section 6 of Article IV, which currently reads;


Any Senatorial election conducted by the Chancery shall be conducted according to the provisions given in Section 6 of Article VII concerning election to the Cosa, and the candidate receiving a plurality of the vote shall be declared the winner. In case of a tie between two or more candidates, the executive officer of the province shall select one of those candidates to be the Senator.

is amended to read;


Any Senatorial election conducted by the Chancery shall be conducted according to the provisions given in Section 6 of Article VII concerning election to the Cosa, and utilize Ranked Choice Voting. In case of a tie between two or more candidates, the executive officer of the province shall select one of those candidates to be the Senator.

Uréu q'estadra så:

Ian Plätschisch - (MC-MRPT) Lüc da Schir - (Senator, Benito)



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