Single Transferable Vote (STV) is a voting system in which voters rank candidates in order of preference. The single position version of STV is often referred to as Alternative Vote (AV).



There are a number of different rule sets used for STV, including:

  • Meek Method
  • ERS97 Method

Many students' union in the United Kingdom use STV with re-open nominations.

Countries which Use STV for Public ElectionsEdit

United Kingdom OrganisationsEdit

The Electoral Reform Society exists to promote the method of Single Transferable Vote. DAGGER exists to promote STV with in the Liberal Democrats.

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