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Re: Voting and W3C level of engagement

From: Jeff Jaffe <jeff@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 07 Jun 2014 22:45:56 -0400
Message-ID: <5393CE64.4080505@w3.org>
To: "Nottingham, Mark" <mnotting@akamai.com>, Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
CC: "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>

On 6/7/2014 4:11 PM, Nottingham, Mark wrote:
> ... And in Australia, it's usually around 80%.

Ah, the benefits of STV ;)

>
> Just for the record.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On 7 Jun 2014, at 1:58 pm, "Daniel Glazman" <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On 06/06/2014 22:31, Jeff Jaffe wrote:
>>>
>>> According to fairvote [1], typical turnout for Congressional elections
>>> in the US midterm is about 40%.  I don't have comprehensive data on
>>> local elections, but when I searched for some article about that, I
>>> learned that 25% is quite typical for municipal elections [2].
>> In the US, maybe. Not here on the Old Continent. Turnout for municipal
>> elections is rarely below 60% in continental Europe... That's just for
>> the record and does not want to have any influence on our current
>> discussion.
>>
>> </Daniel>
>>
>>
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