Vote counting

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# Vote counting

Submitted by ratboy on Wed, 03/05/2008 - 20:51

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Explain the difference between "simple plurality" and "ranked-pairs" as means of determining the winners in an election in which k seats are to be filled from a list of n candidates, where k < n. Are there compelling reasons to prefer one method to the other?

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## Re: Vote counting

Some background:

http://www.newsweek.com/id/105586/page/1

http://www.amstat.org/mathandvoting/index.cfm?fuseaction=Main