Curious about Proportional Voting?

Pick one and you are done.
Picking Ms. Harris from 20 candidates.
Example of electing eight council seats proportionally.
  • Note how voters for other candidates in Vote Alignment A did not get the specific candidate they wanted, but they did get the second-best candidate of the Alignment. That is of course much better than seeing your vote go to someone you despise, politically speaking.
  • If we add the superfluous voters (Vote Alignment A, for instance, has 6.25 votes that are not counted in this total) that nevertheless got the representative they wanted, then the percentage is higher still.
This is the ballot voters see in the voting booth.

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