More on the mathematics of ranked choice voting and majoritarian winners

  • Brendan Sullivan
  • November 18, 2022

Introduction I previously wrote about “The Mathematics of Ranked Choice Voting” (RCV) for this blog, using simple, concrete examples to demonstrate how the RCV method is used to determine an election winner. In the surrounding discussion, I also illustrated some arguments made by proponents of using RCV in place of the more common plurality voting […]

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Sweet Dates and Dead Oaks: The Dichotomy of Gratitude and Grief

There are blogs, books, podcasts—an entire industry devoted to gratitude. There are gratitude journals, complete with prompts in case you are stumped about how to express it. There are gratitude experts: Dr. Robert Emmons, a psychologist and professor, and Gretchen Rubin, blogger and author of “The Happiness Project.” There’s scientific research touting the many health […]

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A new way to tell the Emmanuel College story

A New Way to Share Our Story

The Emmanuel College story has always been a great one to tell. A spirited campus located in the heart of Boston. An education that prepares students to excel in a host of careers. One hundred years of history. Of course, at the heart of this story is the people. And it is with these people […]

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