Practice - Hint #1: split the surplus votes proportionally...

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Voter profile Rank Voter 1 Voter 2 Voter 3 Voter 4 Voter 5 Voter 6 Voter 7 1 A (1) E (1) C (1) C (1) D (1) E (1) E (1) 2 B (.9) D (.9) B (.5) A (.5) A (.8) A (.9) B (.9) 3 C (.8) C (.8) D (.4) E (.2) E (.7) B (.9) A (.8) 4 D (.5) B (.5) A (.3) D (.1) B (.6) C (.8) D (.7) 5 E (0) A (0) E (0) B (0) C (.5) D (0) C (.5) (cardinal utilities) 1. What is the plurality winner? 2. What is the Condorcet winner? 3. What is the Approval voting winner? (all voters casting votes for two candidates) 4. What is the majority run-off winner? 5. What is the Borda winner? 6. What is the Bentham winner? 7. Which candidates win seats under STV with three seats.
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Unformatted text preview: Hint #1: split the surplus votes proportionally among remaining candidates Hint#2: if there are no more votes to transfer, and no one left to eliminate, the remaining candidate wins, even if she is below the quota. 15 ballots P-Q-R 20 ballots S-T 15 ballots P-R-Q 9 ballots T-S 8 ballots Q-P-R 17 ballots U 3 ballots R-P-Q 13 ballots V I’ll help get you started… Candidate First count Second count Third count Fourth count Fifth count Sixth count P 30 Q 8 R 3 S 20 T 9 U 17 V 13 Non-transfer.--...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2009 for the course POLISCI 389 taught by Professor Allenhicken during the Winter '09 term at University of Michigan.

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