Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 13 - Voting and Apportionment - 13.2 Flaws of Voting Methods - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 4

Answer

irrelevant alternatives

Work Step by Step

If a candidate wins an election and, in a recount, the only changes are that one or more of the other candidates are removed from the ballot, then that candidate should still win the election. This criterion is called the irrelevant alternatives criterion.
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