Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Let’s get instant runoff running

By R.P. Hitt

November 11, 2010

Click here to read the other side of this week's Point-Counterpoint: "IRV, a voting spoiler alert" Have you ever looked at the Democratic and Republican candidates and thought, ‘Wow I really don’t want to vote for either ...

IRV, a voting spoiler alert

By Eli Gottlie

November 11, 2010

Nowadays it turns out that a lot of people want to switch the American voting system to something called instant runoff voting. Under this new system, you would fill out your ballot by ranking the candidates from those you mos...

Local election analysis

By Matthew M. Robare

November 4, 2010

Full disclosure: I would have voted for Dan Sandell. I can’t say I agreed with him 100 percent on every issue, but I agreed with him most of the time. However, I’m a Vermonter and I’m not giving up my birthright to vote...

Massachusetts ballot questions: No, No and No

October 20, 2010

Massachusetts citizens should loudly vote against the state's three ballot questions on Nov. 2. Question 1 would remove sales tax on alcohol, as an excise tax is already imposed on liquor, as it is with such commodities as...