Monthly Archives: March 2013

The 33rd coalition in Israel: Not minimal winning, nor super-sized

By Renan Levine, Lecturer, University of Toronto-Scarborough http://individual.utoronto.ca/renan/ What is the story? After protracted negotiations, incumbent Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he will be leading Israel’s 33rd coalition government. In the immediate aftermath of the Israeli election on January 22, 2013, I outlined Netanyahu’s possible coalition possibilities (see previous blog entry). The coalition […]

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Vote for Pope: African Cardinal leading online vote

The results for the second week (March 4 – 10) of the Vote for Pope online experiment are out. According to the votes cast by the participants, Peter Turkson (Cardinal from Ghana) should be the next Pope. He is winning under each four electoral systems (alternative vote, one-round plurality vote, majority runoff vote, and approval […]

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Vote for Pope: Different electoral systems, different results

The results for the first week (February 27- March 3) of our online vote of Vote for Pope are inspiring. According to the votes cast by the participants, Marc Ouellet is the winner under one the round plurality and the runoff majority votes Peter Turkson is the winner under the alternative and approval vote. Keep […]

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