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The Mathematical Theory of Elections (HiMAP)
Joseph Malkevitch

Mathematics Topic: Algebra, Article, Discrete Mathematics, Finite Mathematics 
Application Areas: Political Science, Voting Theory 
Prerequisites: Algebra I & II, finite mathematics 

 ©1999 by COMAP, Inc.  68 pages 

This module illustrates how mathematics can design and analyze election and ranking methods. Preference schedules, fairness criteria, and weighted voting all demonstrate that how votes are counted can affect the outcome of an election. HiMAP Module 1.
HiMAP library now available on CDROM product no. 7593
Table of Contents:
SECTION 1: SOME ELECTIONS RESULTS
SECTION 2: TYPES OF BALLOTS
SECTION 3: ELECTION METHODS
SECTION 4: ARROW'S THEOREM
SECTION 5: PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION
SECTION 6: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
REFERENCES
GLOSSARY



