Posts from August 2018
Listen. Strange people standing in polling centres distributing ballot papers is no basis for a system of government. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from a constitutional council, not from some farcical psephological ceremony.
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Why are the D'Hondt (quotient) and Jefferson (quota) methods equivalent?
The D'Hondt method/Jefferson method is a highest averages voting system (or apportionment method). While D'Hondt is usually described using successive division to calculate various quotients, Jefferson is usually described using a quota. It is known that the two systems produce the same results, but why?… »