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'''Range voting''', or '''ratings summation''', or '''average votingrating''', or '''cardinal ratings''' is a [[voting system]] used for single-seat elections.
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since it would lead to massive proportionality failures, where, e.g. a 51%
Whig electorate could elect a 100% Whig slate of winners.)
It is also used on the web - for rating movies (Internet Movie Database), comments (Kuro5hin), and many other things - and something very similar to it is used
in the Olympics to award gold medals to gymnasts.
about those candidates.
Range voting satisfies the [[monotonicity criterion]], the [[participation criterion]], the [[Consistency Criterion]], the [[summability criterion]], the [[Favorite Betrayal criterion]], [[Independence of irrelevant alternatives]], the [[Non-compulsory support criterion]] and the [[IndependenceStrategic nomination|independence of clones criterion]].
Range voting is a [[Smith method]] and elects the [[Smith winner]] if one exists.
== Counting the Votes ==
is the winner.
(Another method of counting is to find the [[median]] score of each candidate, and elect the candidate with the highest median score - see [[Median Ratings]]. Because strategic voting will typically lead to a vast number of candidates with the same median, a rulesecondary measure to resolve ties is needed. Using the median is much more complicated than using the average.)
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