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# '''Voters can support, accept, reject, or abstain on each candidate. Default is abstain. Candidates get 2 points for each percent of "support" and 1 point for each percent of "accept", for a total of 0-200 points. '''
#*''Obviously, you should support the best candidates (perhaps a quarter of them), and reject the worst (perhaps half of them). "Accept"For andthe "abstain"rest, arethe forcandidates thewho onesare inaround theaverage highor middleslightly range.better, Aa good rule of thumb is to accept candidateswhen you're wantafraid to help to beatof somebody worse, and abstain on candidates thatwhen you could live with but are hoping for somebody better. There's no need to overthink this decision; often, doing either will work just as well, especially if it's not clear whether hope or fear should win.''
# '''Eliminate any candidates rejected by over 50%, unless that leaves no candidates with over 50 points.'''
#* ''If possible, the winner shouldn't be somebody opposed by a majority. But this shouldn't end up defaulting to a candidate who couldn't at least get accepted by over 1/2 or supported by over 1/4 (as in, a majority subfaction of a divided majority; for instance, suchif as26% Nashvilleprefer votersA over B over C, 25% prefer B over A over C, inand the49% exampleprefer belowC).''
# '''Highest points wins. In case of a tie, fewest rejections wins.'''
#* ''This finds the candidate with the widest and deepest support.''
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