but to make that work, you can no longer vote for single individuals
The Axes of American Politics
Yonatan Zunger

That’s not entirely true. While a single individual obviously can’t proportionally represent a group, pluralistic or preferential voting would benefit more generally acceptable candidates over polarizing candidates, and thus be a better representation of the median view.

Also, technically America already votes for a parliament — or “college” — who in turn votes for a leader. That absolutely could be done proportionately but if you’re doing that, why not just go one-man-one-vote and be done?

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