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anonymous
 one year ago
Consider an election with with 721 voters.
If there are 5 candidates, how many X value of votes are needed for plurality?
anonymous
 one year ago
Consider an election with with 721 voters. If there are 5 candidates, how many X value of votes are needed for plurality?

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UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Plurality occurs when one candidate receives more votes than the others

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I do know that but i don't get the question because there is no preference schedule with it. so its kind of confusing me

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah that's what i was thinking

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the 1st guy if he gets 145 votes, and the rest get 144 votes that= 721. Is that right?

UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1consider the worst case scenario, the votes are split (almost evenly) across the candidates

UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1since 721 is not divisible by 5, one candidate must receive more votes than the others what is the minimum number of votes, that could achieve plurality?

UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yeah, that's right, 145 is the minimum number of votes required to win the election

UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1In other words (assuming all votes count), you cannot win the election if you get less than 145 votes. NB: just because you get 145 votes, doesn't guarantee victory
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