Majority judgment

Majority Judgment is a new voting system, created by two research directors at CNRS, Rida Laraki and Michel Balinski.

The voter vote by evaluating each candidate, using a scale of values (for example: Excellent, Very good, Good, Fair, Insufficient, To reject). The candidat the best evaluated by a majority wins the election.

To this day, majority judgment is the voting system that measures the most faithfully the opinion, while putting an end to everything that prevents the voiter to express him/her-self: useful voting, default voting and blank voting.


Scientific foundations

Reference works in French

“Le jugement majoritaire : une nouvelle théorie du vote”Rida Laraki et Michel Balinski,Collège-de-France.frLire l'article
“Ne votez pas, jugez !“Balinski M., R. Laraki, - 2012Lire l'article
Réponse à des Critiques du Jugement MajoritaireMichel Balinski,Rapport du CREST - 2018Lire l'article

Reference works in English

Majority Judgment – Measuring, Ranking, and ElectingRida Laraki et Michel Balinski,MIT Press - 2011Lire l'article
A theory of measuring, electing, and rankingBalinski M., R. Laraki, - 2007Lire l'article
Compare voting systems to improve themMadhavan et al.Nature - 2017Lire l'article


Scientific contributions about majority judgment

Réformons l’élection présidentielle !David Louapre21/10/2016Lire l'article
Aux urnes, citoyens !? Pour une révolution électoraleXavier Bry, Nicolas Saby31/01/2019Lire l'article
Au-delà des « fake news » : à l’ère numérique, nos démocraties doivent évoluer pour ne pas mourir07/05/2019Lire l'article

Book in English

Majority Judgment

Measuring, Ranking and Electing
Michel Balinski and Rida Lariki

Majority Judgment is based on mathematical theory, published in 2007 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and later in a book publisehd by MIT Press in 2011.

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Start your own majority vote

For you, we have created a free and simple application that allows you to organize a vote with Majority Judgment.