Preferential voting- BTN

3 facts:

  1. Even if a candidate is in the lead for the first vote won’t always win.
  2. If the candidate you voted for doesn’t win your second choice can still determine the winner
  3. You have to have half of the voters plus one votes to win.

2 Understandings:

  1. Preferential voting makes sure that most people are happy
  2. it’s hard to know who’s going to win if no one wins the first election.


  1. Are candidates allowed to vote for themselves?

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