### Power in the Australian lower house

As of August 22, 2010, the results of the federal election are far from certain. In order to form a…

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# Category: Voting

### Power in the Australian lower house

### Mathematics of Voting: 4. Condorcet and Borda

### Mathematics of Voting: 3. Electing a candidate, Instant runoff voting

### Mathematics of Voting: 2. Electing a candidate, simple plurality

### Mathematics of Voting: 1. Introduction

Various things, mostly mathematical

As of August 22, 2010, the results of the federal election are far from certain. In order to form a…

Suppose we have the following situation: If we were to distribute preferences, we would first distribute 40,000 to…

The method used in Australia to determine election to the House of Representatives is known to Australians as “preferential voting”;…

Simple plurality is one of the simplest voting systems, easy to understand, easy to administer, easy to vote, and easy…

Introduction This is intended to be the first of a sequence of blog posts about voting; a timely issue given…