Different uses for voting
need different types of voting.
Accurate Democracy Printouts
HOT! The presentation about Fair-share Spending
from the 2012 Participatory Budgeting Conference!
English: Open Office slide show, Printer pdf.
Español: Open Office diapositivas, impresora pdf.
Portugués: somente texto: Inglês, portugués, espanhol.
中国版 Chinese: Open Office 幻灯片, 打印.
PDF versions are more beautiful and concise.
Others are designed for printing.
The simplest is just a flat sheaf of A4 letter-size paper, to staple on one corner or edge.
The hardback size lets you print a beautiful booklet on A4 letter-size paper. (For the saddle binding, like a magazine, we use T50 construction staples through the 16 sheet spine, making it wide enough to show the title. For the edge binding, like a paperback, we use 3/8” (9mm) PowerCrown staples through the 34 page edge.)
The pocket size is more handy and cute but tricky to make. (It needs ways of cutting the b4 legal-size printout in half and saddle binding it — we use a Carl HD rotory trimmer and a long-reach stapler, but sissors and clips could do it.)
The abridged black and white version is easy but ugly. You need just 7 sheets of A4 letter paper and a plain stapler. It prints well on black-ink printers and copiers. Other versions look better in color.
A teacher's edition has room for notes if printed on b4 legal paper. The Power Point outline also includes discussion notes. Workshop handouts can print on A4 letter paper (no cuts or folds) with plain columns, or a more colorful style.
If you would like more numbers and logic with fewer pictures, Democracy Evolves is again free to browse or print. It prints in B&W on the front and back of four letter-size A4 sheets. It can be corner stapled with no cuts or folds. The first page has the introduction to the primer; the other seven add to it at a first-year college level.
Booklets and Slide ShowsThe booklet is a great introduction to voting methods or a review of concepts in the website. It is colorfully illustrated and available in your choice of formats.
Booklet sizes: The pocket paperback is 7 x 4.2, The shelf hardback and español are 8.5 x 5.5, The palm size B&W is 5.5 x 4.2. Most fit on a4- and letter-size paper. Teachers and readers who like to write in wide margins can simply use b4- or legal-size paper.
|Shelf hardback||13||18 letter a4||Saddle (magazine)|
|File||13||18 letter a4||Corner|
|Pocket paperback||11||9 legal b4||Saddle|
|Abridged B&W||10||8 letter a4||Corner|
|Shelf español 1'ed.||11||14 letter a4||Saddle|
|Shelf español 2'ed.||11||14 letter a4||Saddle|
|Flipchart||36||70 legal b4||Primer, Workshop|
|Slide Outline||32||screen||Primer, Workshop|
eBook readers may prefer the screen version.
Voting simulations: PoliticalSim TM is a simulation game that demonstrates voting rules. Updated 99-03-10 (1500K)
|Electoral Systems||Legislative Systems|