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German Pirate Party Enters 2nd State Parliament 188

An anonymous reader writes "After its recent success in the Berlin elections, the German Pirate Party scores 7.4% of votes for the state parliament of Saarland, earning them 4 seats out of 51. While the campaign didn't center around copyright issues and/or ACTA (the party's stance is well-known), it centered around open government, access to education, and participative governing models, effectively ridding the party of its 'one issue' notion."
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German Pirate Party Enters 2nd State Parliament

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  • Re:Ugh (Score:5, Funny)

    by c0lo ( 1497653 ) on Monday March 26, 2012 @11:59PM (#39481305)

    First past the post. "Throwing your vote away". "Letting the worse of two evils win by wasting your vote".

    Ah... I see... "stuck in local optimum" when better optimum points exists.
    Hmmm... I'd recommend a "reheating the system in simulated annealing", but I feel that the things should go much worse for such a thing to happen.

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