What Are Preference Ballots and Preference Schedules?


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What is a Preference Ballot?

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1. What is a Preference Schedule?

2. What is a Linear Ballot?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will be based upon preference ballots and preference schedules. You'll need to know what both of these things are for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will help you to:

  • Determine what a linear ballot is
  • Recognize what is meant for a ballot to be transitive
  • Understand how the winner of a preference ballot election is decided

Skills Practiced

Practice the following study skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how a winner of a preference ballot election is determined in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as preference ballot and preference schedule
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a linear ballot

Additional Learning

Read this lesson for more information about the subject. The lesson is called What Are Preference Ballots and Preference Schedules?, and it will inform you on the following study points:

  • Understand how majority rules works
  • Identify the rules for preference ballots
  • Explain the role of a voter