How does VoteFair ranking work?
The best way to understand VoteFair ranking is to look at any VoteFair results page. Here is the results page for a sample three-candidate election in which the candidate who would normally win (because he has the most first-choice votes) is correctly identified by VoteFair ranking to actually be the least-popular candidate!
To better understand VoteFair ranking, create your own survey (for free) and explore different scenarios. To create a survey, just click on the Create Survey button on any VoteFair.org web page.
In addition, the following web pages explain details about VoteFair ranking and why it produces results that are fairer than other methods.
The Press Release serves as a short summary of VoteFair ranking, and it can be published in newspapers and magazines.
The Overview page gives you a brief overview of VoteFair ranking, and clarifies why currently popular voting methods are primitive.
The FAQ page answers questions to frequently asked questions.
The Comparison page compares VoteFair ranking to other voting methods — including plurality, majority, runoff, instant-runoff, Condorcet, and Borda count — and explains the weaknesses of these other voting methods.
When you are ready to adopt fairer voting methods, go to the Elections page. There you can choose the wording for a rule or law that implements fair election results for organizational officers, board members, government officials, and more.