The mission of the Democratic Center is to introduce sequential choice and fund voting directly to the general public.
The application of sequential choice and fund voting is examined under that perspective of sociology, which concerns the assumption that societies owe their existence to common tasks, and likewise, under the main theme of anthropology, i.e. what generates human society and keeps it going. This concerns not least important influential people, members of parliament and civil servants on national and international level...

Democracy with Sequential Choice and Fund Voting

Sequential choice in voting and election is a solution to the age-old problem of logic about how to hold elections for more than two people. Fund voting answers Coleman's dream of a closed-loop system to solve monetary-like problems. The book takes out Arrow's concept of group decision-making.

It is presented how to choose funds when preparing budgets and implementation plans, formulating national and city planning and utilization of resources. The practical use of sequential choice and fund voting is examined from the perspective of social science, how society is created through common management of issues and therefore connected to the anthropological principle in mind, what maintains human society and renews it.

Articles and news

The following is a description of an approach based on the experience gained by a fund voting project carried out in Skaftárhreppur Municipality (South Iceland). The project was prepared and carried out by the Democracy Center. This was a general...
The Democracy Center carried out a Fund Voting project in Skaftárhreppur Municipality (South Iceland) in the period October 2009 - November 2010. The seven issues voted on were as follows: A municipality budget item (a charge) Borders of the...
Democracy Center has for some time made efforts to initiate fund voting among MPs and deputy MPs on two separate issues, i.e. fisheries control and a master plan for the exploitation and protection of the country’s energy resources. The project has...
There was indeed very little concordance in the assessments of the juries and the general public in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 (10 May). The next day the message of the winning song was discussed on the Icelandic National Broadcasting...
In January 1962 the Icelandic society Frjals menning (Congress for Cultural Freedom) organized a conference in connection with the plans of the EFTA-states to join EEC. The conference was held to discuss what stance Iceland, not being an...
Let us examine the contribution of the economics to Iceland's fishery control after most of the fishing banks came under Icelandic rule forty years ago. In my article “ Ideas behind Iceland's fishery control “ I documented that prominent economic...
In 2010 Iceland elected a constitutional assembly applying single transferable vote (STV). I analysed the election in a newspaper article (Election of persons—two elected). Later a periodical published by Institute of Public Administration and...
Now in February, 2016, four months before the presidential election in Iceland, held every four year, there is uncertainty concerning candidates. Some are worried, if the number of candidates will be as much as 10, as some seem to expect, that the...
In the theory of collective choice, which among other things is studied in economics, political science, game theory, philosophy (logic) and sociology, some six news have been presented since 1970, i.e. 1) introduction of intensity in voting 2)...