UVM and DePaul faculty propose new depiction for Ranked Choice Voting results

ACCUMULATION CHARTS FOR INSTANT-RUNOFF ELECTIONS

BRIDGET EILEEN TENNER AND GREGORY S. WARRINGTON

Proposes a new graphical format for instant-runoff voting election results called an “accumulation chart.” This model, a modification of standard bar charts, is easy to understand, clearly indicates the winner, depicts the instant-runoff algorithm, and summarizes the votes cast. Moreover, it includes the pedigree of each accumulated vote and gives a clear depiction of candidates’ coalitions. Read the report

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