Background and motivation
pyRCV2 is software for open-source election counting. It is intended to be usable across multiple platforms – as a web application, for the convenience of users less technologically inclined, and as a standalone CLI desktop application, for better performance. To this end,… »
ERS97 refers to the rules for a Single Transferable Vote election set out in the 3rd edition of the Electoral Reform Society's How to conduct an election by the Single Transferable Vote, commonly used in the United Kingdom.
The ERS97 booklet contains a model… »
pyRCV2 is an application for counting various preferential voting elections.
pyRCV2 may be used in a number of different ways:
- as an online web application, no installation or special software required, at https://yingtongli.me/rcv/
- as a standalone Python command line application
- as a library within another
The D'Hondt method/Jefferson method is a highest averages voting system (or apportionment method). While D'Hondt is usually described using successive division to calculate various quotients, Jefferson is usually described using a quota. It is known that the two systems produce the same results, but why?… »