Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
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Chapter 13 - Voting and Apportionment - 13.1 Voting Methods - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 849: 7


Borda Count, most points

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One of the voting methods requires voters to rank all candidates from the most favorable to the least favorable. Each last-place vote receives 1 point, each next-to-last-place vote 2 points, and so on. This voting method is called the Borda Count method. The candidate with the most points is the winner.
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