Largest Remainder – List of Contents

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Largest Remainder No.1   June 2008

  • Introduction to the Largest Remainder
  • NSW Parliament Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters – Report by Susan Gregory and Stephen Lesslie
  • Electoral Stasis – Stephen Lesslie

Largest Remainder No. 2   September 2008

  • The Great Moot Poll – in the form of a play, is Chapter 6 from an unpublished manuscript by PRSA member Ralph Rowlatt.

Largest Remainder No. 3   September 2008

  • Office bearers for 2008/09
  • Letter to Minister for Local Government
  • MMP, STV and the New Zealand election – Stephen Lesslie

Largest Remainder No. 4   May 2009

  • Website report
  • BC-STV (and the Tasmanian connection)  –  Malcolm Mackerras
  • PRSA (NSW) adopts PR model for NSW
  • MMP in New Zealand revisited

Largest Remainder No. 5   June 2009

  • STV Referendum in British Columbia
  • Redistributions: who gets the chop?
  • Community of Interest – a load of rubbish?
  • The power of 1.8 per cent [letter] – Marian Lesslie
  • A challenge to devise a model for the proportional representation election of the House of Representatives that satisfies Australia’s geography and constitution.

Largest Remainder No. 6   September 2009

  • Editorial
  • Malcolm Mackerras’s talk
  • Letter to Senator Bob Brown
  • Calare – now you see it …

Largest Remainder No. 7   January 2010

  • National PRSA executive
  • Green Paper on Electoral Reform

Largest Remainder No. 8   May 2010

  • Editorial
  • Letters
  • Transfer Values
  • Visit to the Museum of Australian Democracy
  • Talk given by Stephen Lesslie to NSW Branch AGM, 10 May 2010

Largest Remainder No. 9   August 2010

  • Editorial
  • How democratic is our democracy? – Stephen Lesslie
  • 2010 federal election predicted result
  • Above-the-line voting and Registered Group Voting Tickets, by Stephen Lesslie

Largest Remainder No. 10   January 2011

  • Editorial
  • So you think you live in a Democracy…
  • Tasmanian 2010/2014 elections
  • Close seats and the donkey vote
  • Cheryl Kernot
  • Useful election websites – Mark Rodowicz

Largest Remainder No. 11   April 2011

  • Editorial
  • National President to address AGM
  • Asian Honey Bee (Apis Cerana) – Stephen Lesslie
  • Grief Syndrome – Stephen Lesslie

Largest Remainder No. 12   July 2011

  • The Perils of Pauline
  • A Proportional Representation Analysis of the 2011 NSW State Election

Largest Remainder No. 13   December 2011

  • Editorial – Botany Bay Council
  • Countback (as we know it) is a failure,  – Stephen Lesslie
  • Submission to Warringah Council

Largest Remainder No. 14   April 2012

  • Editorial
  • STV Electorates Returning an Even Number of Members – Is it all bad? – Stephen Lesslie
  • Should Local Government Avoid Returning an Odd Number of Councillors? – Stephen Lesslie

Largest Remainder No. 15   August 2012

  • Change of name
  • Editorial
  • Lessons from the Queensland 2012 State Election. – Mark Rodowicz

Largest Remainder No. 16   November 2012

  • Editorial
  • Is the American Presidential Election Democratic? – Stephen Lesslie
  • STV Simulation for 2010 House of Representatives Election

Largest Remainder No. 17   February 2013

  • Editorial
  • Compulsory Marking of Preferences: the Australian Disease – Stephen Lesslie
  • Adelaide City Council Discriminates Against Plutocrats!

Largest Remainder No. 18   June 2013

  • Editorial
  • Prematurely opened ballot boxes
  • Who’s confused?
  • Senate Elections – 14/9/2013 – Stephen Lesslie
  • Above-the-Line Voting – A Worked Example

Largest Remainder No. 19   August 2013

  • Senate Election 2013 – a potential train wreck  – Stephen Lesslie

Largest Remainder No. 20   September 2013

  • Editorial
  • Optional preferential voting – make it meaningful
  • The case for fully optional preferential voting for the Senate – Stephen Lesslie

Largest Remainder No. 21   February 2014

  • Senate Reform – It’s Now or Never!
  • Western Australian Senate Election
  • Compulsory Marking of Preferences: the Australian Disease (Part 3) – Stephen Lesslie

Largest Remainder No. 22   May 2014

  • Editorial – A fundamentalist argument for fully optional preferential voting!
  • Exhausted Votes, exhausted, but still working; – Stephen Lesslie

Largest Remainder No. 23   June 2014

  • Editorial
  • JSCEM interim report on Inquiry into 2013 election – response from Electoral Reform Australia

Largest Remainder No. 24   August 2014

  • Occam’s Razor: some reactions to the submissions to the JSCEM interim report
  • 2014 and why we need an independent White Paper

Largest Remainder No. 25   January 2015

  • Editorial
  • Reform of Local Government – submission by Electoral Reform Australia to the Hon. Paul Toole, Minister for Local Government (NSW).

Largest Remainder No. 26   July 2015

  • President’s Report to the Annual General Meeting of Electoral Reform Australia
  • Address by Guest speaker Casey Peters
  • Is the Robson Rotation a Turn too Far?
  • Queensland Simulation

Largest Remainder No. 27   January 2016

  • Editorial
  • Dialogue with Simplicio (with apologies to Galileo Galilei)
  • Address to the AGM of the Victorian-Tasmanian Branch

Largest Remainder No. 28  June 2016

  • President’s Report 2015-16
  • Honorary Life Member
  • An Examination of Informal and Donkey Voting
  • Grief Syndrome

Largest Remainder No. 29  June 2016

  • Senate Voting
  • Hung Parliaments

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