## Individual Research Project Section 17.2

### Project 17.2

Compare and contrast the voting paradoxes. Which one do you find the most disturbing, and why? Which do you find the least disturbing, and why?… See the whole entry

## Reference Topics 17-2

This site on voting discusses some of the voting dilemmas encountered in this section:
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Voting.html

This site by the American Mathematical Society gives an excellent overview of voting and elections.
http://www.ams.org/featurecolumn/archive/voting-introduction.html

This site gives some references to Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem:… See the whole entry

## 17.1 Outline

1. Dictatorship
2. Majority rule
1. vote
2. definition
3. symmetry
3. Plurality method
4. Borda count
1. definition
2. run-off election
5. Hare method
6. Pairwise comparison method
1. binary voting
2. definition
7. Tournament method
1. sequential voting
2. tournament method
3. tournament elimination method
8. Approval voting method
9. Summary

## 17.1 Essential Ideas

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