Borda CountWe continue with the same table: Preference Schedule
A Borda count assigns points to each candidate. A candidate gets 5 points for every firstplace vote, 4 points for every secondplace vote, 3 points for every thirdplace vote, 2 points for every fourthplace vote, and 1 point for every fifthplace vote. For example, the point total for Molson would be calculated as follows:
Total is 127 for Molson. The winner is simply the candidate with the highest point total.
Practice Given the above preference schedule, which beer would win using a Borda count? Do not forget to press "Enter".
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