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# Voters can Prefer, Accept, or Reject each candidate. Default is "Reject" for voters who do not explicitly reject any candidates, and "Accept" otherwise.
## For any preferred candidate they prefer, voters may also check "stand aside". (This is rarely useful; it is only worthwhile if they think that the candidate might become the leader in step 3 and stand in the way of a stronger compromise leader.) "Stand aside" has no effect if it is checked along with any option other than "prefer", or with no option.
# Candidates get 1 point for every ballot that prefers them.
# Candidates with over 25% Prefer, and less than 50% Reject, are called viable. If there are any candidates who would still be viable if all "prefer/stand aside" votes were counted as "reject", the one of those with the most preferences is designated the leader.
# Winner is the highest score.
 
This is largely a theoretical proposal. In real-world elections, the "compromisestand aside" option would probably almost never be useful.; certainly not enough to justify the extra complexity.
 
For instance, consider the voting scenarios which meet the following restrictions:
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