Newspaper and Magazine Pieces about Range Voting & Related Topics
(Most recent = first.)
Range voting would prevent third-party spoilers--and give voters more say,
magazine September/October 2008, page M16.
T.R. also published additional
about Range Voting vis-a-vis the 2008 US presidential race.
Our local copies do not have some of the nice features of the Tech Review's own copies,
like reader-commentability, but have slightly better wording and simpler
formatting. We have a page
responding to reader questions.
All this is by Alan T. Sherman, Warren D. Smith, and Richard Carback.
Your presidential candidate: Hot or not?
Salon.com, Tuesday 12 Feb 2008,
By Farhad Manjoo.
A Paper Trail for Voting Machines
New York Times, Monday 7 January 2008,
By William Poundstone.
[This is about Rivest/Smith antifraud voting protocols.
I also made a web page trying to answer questions
from NYT readers of this op-ed.]
The Verdict Is In: Our Voting System Is a Loser,
Mother Jones, 2 January 2008.
Michael Mechanic interviews book author William Poundstone. Excellent interview.
The 'Hot or Not' Solution,
Newsweek.com, 17 December 2007. By Steven Levy.
2008 election fiasco is preventable ,
Denver Hub July 2007. By Jan Kok.
Defective voting method defeated Paccione,
The Coloradoan, 25 November 2006. By Jan Kok.
A somewhat disputacious
Correspondence with The Nation,
25 Dec 2006. By W.D.Smith and with some parts by Katrina van den Heuvel.
Range voting: best way to select a leader?,
What Matters, 23 Aug. 2006
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA). By W.D.Smith.
Democracy's most important problems and fixing them with Range Voting,
Columbus Free Press. By W.D.Smith.
Voting systems – advantages and disadvantages,
Takoma Voice, 29 Oct. 2005
(Takoma Park and Silver Spring MD, and Takoma DC). By W.D.Smith.
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