Gore vs. Nader saved by vote swapping?
October 24, 2000 6:36 PM   Subscribe

Gore vs. Nader saved by vote swapping? Here's your political Napster...
posted by owillis (4 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
nadertrader.com, thegreattrade.com, takemyvote.com, thegreatswap.com, voteexchange.com, dontletthatdumbassinthewhitehouse.com are all available.
posted by brian at 6:51 PM on October 24, 2000


sorry... i just wouldn't trust a tory democrat in texas to walk into the booth and actually vote for nader. on the honour system no less.

nope, can't do it. good idea, but sorry.

posted by Niccola Six at 7:17 AM on October 25, 2000


Proportional representation, anyone? At least with the Alternative Vote system, you can first-choice your conscience vote, while ensuring that you keep out the candidate you least would like to see elected.
posted by holgate at 7:24 AM on October 25, 2000


Proportional representation, anyone? At least with the Alternative Vote system, you can first-choice your conscience vote, while ensuring that you keep out the candidate you least would like to see elected.

Too bad proportional representation makes too much sense. I was first exposed to this through a class on the Troubles conducted by Brendan O'Leary, who I thought was absolutely brilliant. It also seems to work better with a parliamentary structure as opposed to a separate executive and legislature.
posted by Avogadro at 7:37 AM on October 25, 2000


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