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* [[Ratings ballot|Rated ballots]]
**Rate the candidates on a scale, generally starting from 0, going up to any value, often 5 or 10. Usually only certain in-between values are allowed i.e. if the scale is from 0 to 10, it usually isn't allowed for someone to give a rating of, say, 9.35).
== Relationships ==
Each voter bubbles in which rank they want to put each candidate at.
Note that with a ranked ballot, only (number of candidates - 1) ranks need be provided (if unranked candidates are assumed to be ranked last); this is because even if the voters indicates a preference between their (number of candidates - 1) favorite candidates and uses up all of their available ranks, the last candidate they didn't rank will be assumed to be ranked last.
With a rated ballot, again, either the score can be written next to each candidate, or the voter can bubble it in like so:
=== Ranked ballot ===
== External links ==▼
* [https://web.archive.org/web/20190516161233/http://bansinglemarkballots.com/ Declaration of Election-Method Reform Advocates: Ban Single-Mark Ballots]▼
== Write-in option ==
[[Pairwise counting]] can be done on all four ballot types, though ranked and rated ballots offer the most information for this purpose.
▲== External links ==