I’m very interested in this topic, but I can’t follow your narrative description rife with acronyms.

Please publish another column with a concrete example, e.g.:

“Bill Jones, a Republican, and Sally Smith, a Democrat, are running in a gerrymandered congressional district that is 60% GOP, 30% Dem, and 10% IND. The vote total is XXXX with Jones getting YYYY votes and Smith getting ZZZZ votes. Assuming less than 1% write-in votes, here is what happens under the PLACE system . . . .”

Then run through examples of each of the alternatives/logic branches you tried to describe in a narrative fashion.

I want to understand how practical this system is for the average citizen who is barely willing to even show up to vote in the first place.


David Grace

Graduate of Stanford University & U.C. Berkeley Law School. Author of 17 novels and over 200 Medium columns on Economics, Politics, Law, Humor & Satire.

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