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Warren Stupidity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-17-11 02:04 PM
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3. I strongly disagree on all counts.
1. IRV does in fact loosen the grip of the two-party duopoly as it abolishes plurality wins.
2. IRV is not that complicated. Ballots could still be hand counted, you just have to do a bit more counting. A small amount of googling indicates that the assertion of this OP that IRV is so complicated that it can only be done with computers is:

Total Bullshit

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  -Dr.Rebecca Mercuri: Hawai'i's Instant Runoff Legislation -- Veto Needed WillYourVoteBCounted  Apr-17-11 01:11 PM   #0 
  - The Republican assaults upon HI must end. They will ruin HI.  glinda   Apr-17-11 01:30 PM   #1 
  - Quite honestly, if it loosens the death grip that the "two" parties have on our government, ...  Tesha   Apr-17-11 01:33 PM   #2 
  - Two Parties entrenched wherever IRV tried:  WillYourVoteBCounted   Apr-17-11 02:19 PM   #5 
     - Ireland rather disproves your point, doesn't it?  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-18-11 07:43 AM   #9 
  - I strongly disagree on all counts.  Warren Stupidity   Apr-17-11 02:04 PM   #3 
     - where has IRV loosened the grip of the two-party duopoly?  WillYourVoteBCounted   Apr-17-11 02:17 PM   #4 
        - Australia  Warren Stupidity   Apr-17-11 03:00 PM   #6 
           - What do minor parties in Australia think about Instant Runoff Voting  WillYourVoteBCounted   Apr-17-11 05:55 PM   #7 
              - If you followed the link you would see that  Warren Stupidity   Apr-18-11 07:02 AM   #8 

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