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Bucklin is a [[voting system]] that can be used for single-member districts and also multi-member districts. It is also known as the Grand Junction system after Grand Junction, Colorado, where it was first proposed. It is closely related to the class of [[graded Bucklin systems]], in which equal and/or skipped rankings are allowed, which includes such systems as [[Majority Choice Approval]] (MCA). Modern theorists tend to prefer graded Bucklin systems over ungraded ones, as they usually comply better with criteria such as [[FBC]].
The first round has no majority winner. Therefore the second rank votes are added. This moves Nashville and
== Voter Strategy ==
Voters supporting a strong candidate have
In the above example, Memphis voters have the most first place votes and might not offer a second preference in hopes of winning, but this attempted strategy fails because they are not a second favorite from competitors.
== See also ==
[[Category:Single-winner voting methods]][[Category:Multi-winner voting methods]][[Category:Preferential voting methods]]