Lecture2 (1)

Method3pluralitywithelimination

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Unformatted text preview: if it exists. (Recall: We are not guaranteed majority candidates, but it exists, the Plurality method would vote for him every time). place\votes 6 2 3 1st A B C 2nd B C D 3rd C D B 4th D A A A = (6)(4) + (2)(1) + (3)(1) = 30 B = (6)(3) + (2)(4) + (3)(2) = 32 C = (6)(2) + (2)(3) + (3)(4) = 30 D = (6)(1) + (2)(2) + (3)(3) = 19 A is the majority candidate (and naturally the winner by Plurality) B is the winner by Borda Count We say a method has a Property of Majority Candidate if it elects the majority candidate if it exists. Method 3: Plurality with Elimination Plurality was easy enough. Plurality with Elimination is probably the closest to American Idol. Steps: 1. Elect the Majority Candidate 2. If no majority candidate...
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