Winner take all elections create near gridlock

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    WINNER TAKE ALL ELECTIONS CREATE NEAR GRIDLOCK


    Stupidity hs been defined as the repeating of mistakes,
    such as we make each four years
    upon the basis of information furnished us by foreign owned and/or controlled news media,
    by means of fifty different systems of election
    offering fifty different means of falsifying and buying election returns
    and creating a winner takes all result
    with near 50% losers
    creating near 50% gridlock.

    Our elections are now repetitions
    by near uninformed people
    who are economic serfs
    bound to and held in thrall
    by a system
    that is genius
    for robbing them of the fruit of their labor
    and conferring it as bounty upon the winners
    who are, invariably,
    the corporations and the elitists of America

    Hail Columbia!

    SHOCKLEY
     
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    Automatic Runoff elections may be a better way to go. In this system, voters indicate their second (and maybe third) choices. The lowest ranking candidates are then dropped off and their votes assigned to each voter's next choice until one candidate has an absolute majority of votes. This would allow voters to vote their conscience (or a protest vote) without throwing it away on an unelectable candidate.
     
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    Sigh.
     

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