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2013 - 2014 Resolution Announcement

2013 – 2014 Resolution Announcement

77 schools voted. The winning resolution is #7.

Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially increase statutory and/or judicial restrictions on the war powers authority of the President of the United States in one or more of the following areas: targeted killing; indefinite detention; offensive cyber operations; or introducing United States Armed Forces into hostilities.

The final vote was 51-26 (resolution #2). A full breakdown of voting follows.

Initial first-place votes:

Resolution 1: 14
Resolution 2: 19
Resolution 3: 3
Resolution 4: 1
Resolution 5: 2
Resolution 6: 12
Resolution 7: 10
Resolution 8: 8
Resolution 9: 5
Resolution 10: 3

The vote from resolution 4 was transferred and then first-place votes were recounted.

Second count of first-place votes:

Resolution 1: 14
Resolution 2: 19
Resolution 3: 3
Resolution 5: 3
Resolution 6: 12
Resolution 7: 10
Resolution 8: 8
Resolution 9: 5
Resolution 10: 3

The votes from resolution 3, 5 and 10 were transferred and then first-place votes were recounted.

Third count of first-place votes:

Resolution 1: 15
Resolution 2: 20
Resolution 6: 14
Resolution 7: 14
Resolution 8: 8
Resolution 9: 6

The votes from resolution 9 were transferred and then first-place votes were recounted.

Fourth count of first-place votes:

Resolution 1: 15
Resolution 2: 20
Resolution 6: 14
Resolution 7: 15
Resolution 8: 13

The votes from resolution 8 were transferred and then first-place votes were recounted.

Resolution 1: 16
Resolution 2: 20
Resolution 6: 16
Resolution 7: 25

The votes from resolutions 1 and 6 were transferred and then first-place votes were recounted.

Resolution 2: 26
Resolution 7: 51

The following list of schools voted for the topic.

Appalachian State
Arizona State University
Augustana College
Bard College
Baylor University
Boston College
California State University-Fullerton
Capital
Clarion University
CSU Northridge
CUNY
Dartmouth
Emory University
Emporia State University
Fresno State
George Mason University
Georgetown University
Georgia State University
Gonzaga University
Harvard
Idaho State
JMU
John Carroll University
Johnson County Community College
Kentucky
KSU
Liberty University
Los Rios
Macalester College
Michigan State University
Minnesota
Missouri State University
New School
Northwestern University
Pepperdine
Rutgers-Newark University
Sacramento State University
Samford University
Stanford University
Texas
Towson University
Trinity University
UC-Irvine
UC, Berkeley
University of Central Oklahoma
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of Houston
University of Iowa
University of Kansas
University of Louisville
University of Mary Washington
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Missouri - Kansas City
University of North Texas
University of Northern Iowa
University of Oklahoma
University of Pittsburgh
University of Puget Sound
University of Rochester
University of Vermont
University of West Georgia
University of Wyoming
USC
USMA
UT-Dallas
UTSA
Vanderbilt
Wake Forest University
Washington University in Saint Louis
Wayne State University
WCSU
Weber State University
West Virginia University
Whitman College
Wichita State University