Title: Will the Best Candidate Win?
The following lesson allows students to explore alternatives to the plurality voting methods, such as Borda count and sequential pair-wise voting. Students discover what advantages and disadvantages each method offers and also see that each method fails, in some way, to satisfy some desirable properties.
Standard(s): [MA2015] DM1 (9-12) 13: Analyze election data to compare election methods and voting apportionment, including determining strength within specific groups. (Alabama)