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Plurality Voting [current voting system]
For President--Vote for only one candidate by ticking the appropriate box. The candidate with the most votes wins your state.
For President--You can give one vote each to any candidate or candidates by ticking the appropriate box(es). The candidate with the most votes wins your state.
THIRD PARTIES AND VOTING REFORM:
THE AMERICAN DILEMMA
by John Howard Wilhelm, Ph.D.,