Towards a New Electoral System
Anastasios Ioannidis, Markella Koutsouradi Ph.D.

Under the present electoral system every citizen is entitled to voting for only one political party. However, pluralism is a cornerstone notion for democracies and consequently, when voters are entitled to voting for more than one political party, their option tends to extend on the grounds that they are provided with the capability of expressing their opinion holistically and are not confined to a single option. Such a method could be a point system, where each voter possesses a sum of points which are distributed in accordance with the voter’s preferences. Consequently, this electoral system could be named “Preference -Point- Based Electoral System” (henceforth PPBES) and it should be noted that current developed would facilitate the existence of the aforementioned electoral system. The present paper aims at presenting a new electoral system, where voters are entitled to multiple options voting for.

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