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WillYourVoteBCounted Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-05-09 07:04 PM
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37. Libertarian Reform Caucus: "Anyone for a Bullet in the Foot? Instant Runoff!"
Libertarian Reform Caucus - Anyone for a Bullet in the Foot? Instant Runoff!

An explanation of what Instance Runoff Voting (IRV) is, and why it would be foolhardy for the LP or any freedom-minded party to support it.

by Devin Ray Freeman
Posted August 11, 2006

....The pro-IRV people are deluded. Instant Runoff does nothing that its proponents say it does. IRV can be trusted to maintain a two-party system. When lawmakers on the hill realize this, what's to stop them from building whole-hearted bipartisan suport for IRV? Some in Congress already say they like it! If nothing is said against IRV, one day we'll all be worse off than we were with Plurality Voting! IRV lovers don't know where they're pointing their pistol!

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