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Letters, Science News, 11January 2003, page 31.

The four letters in this issue are all in response to "Election Selection," thecover story in the 2 November 2002 Science News. All of the lettersendorse the standard plurality system of voting. The director of elections ofCounty of Berks, Pennsylvania, writes, "I'd suggest it is both cheaper andwiser to encourage people who want to make obtuse political statements to 'growup'... ." Many more responses are at the end of the online version of thearticle.

--- Mike Breen