One old half-fix for Biggest Minority Rules is the two-round system where the top two vote-getters from the first round advance to the second round. Running a whole extra round of voting is expensive; turnout often drops; and sometimes the wrong two advance. France saw this problem in their 2002 elections. The nation reacted in horror when a very split vote led to a neo-fascist advancing to the second round – only to prove what everyone knew, that he had no broad support. Under Range Voting, he would never have made it into the top two.
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