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Irv

and Ervine and Irvine
n. a police officer. (see also Charlie Irvine.) Tsup, Irv? Tell Ervine to go catch a speeder or something.
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Under IRV, those second-choice votes automatically ("instantly," as it were) would have gone to Gore.
In the middle to late 1990s, many Greens used to say that they hoped that they would spoil elections because this would be the only way to push Democrats into working for IRV.
The Cobb campaign did a great job in introducing IRV to more Americans, and in a bright spot on the tumultuous electoral landscape, IRV supporters can take heart in three landslide wins during November's ballot.
In Vermont, 51 of 54 town meetings supported a League of Women Voters-sponsored proposal to use IRV for electing statewide offices.
IRV allows voters to pick not only their first choice, but also to rank their runoff choices at the same time, 1, 2, 3, etc.
Let's look at how IRV might have made a difference.
If we had IRV in our last presidential election, Pat Buchanan, Ralph Nader and other minor party candidates would have been eliminated, leaving voters with a clear, final choice between Al Gore and George Bush.
It is axiomatic that Green Party candidacies, beyond solely promoting the distinct Green Party platform, use the "spoiler" threat to inspire legislative or popular attempts to enact IRV laws.
HedgeVideo will supply its Fund IRV (Hedge Fund Investor Relations Video) product as a branded solution to be distributed exclusively by HedgeFund.