Multi-Member Cumulative Voting in New York

I discussed cumulative voting as a potential alternative to FPTP, SMD’s with respect to congressional voting. We saw the Alabama Chilton county example in class, and now comes an example in New York. I had mentioned that we cannot ignore these alternatives because there has been a growing trend in judicial circles towards these kinds of solutions to percieved diviersity problems in representative bodies. Here we see just such an example, as this example of MMCV comes as a consequence of judicial fiat.

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Date: Wednesday, 16. June 2010 15:13
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