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Is Preferential Voting the most effective system for ensuring fairer election outcomes?
Preferential voting is the most effective system for ensuring fair election outcomes.
, in which people doesn't vote for their most sincere preference when their favorite candidate is not likely to win.
When Preferential Voting is used, the successful candidate requires an absolute majority before they can be declared to have won.
Eases the burden and simplicity of voting, as tactical voting is not a necessity.
Allows the citizens to increase the amount of information given in a vote.
The allocating of preferences allows voters the opportunity to have other selections and opinions taken into account.
Preferential voting prevents gerrymandering.
It appears to be
, where increasing support for a candidate can sometimes cause that candidate to do worse, and vice versa.
System is more complex thus voters find ballots more difficult to complete.
The process of counting and recounting votes is time consuming.
Higher occurrence rate of informal or 'donkey' voting.
Promotes a Two Party System that is detrimental to minor parties.
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Combined Approval Voting is a better voting system than Approval Voting.