A mathematical look at democracy.
Are these methods fair?
Unfortunately the answer is no, not perfectly. Find out more here.
How does the voting system for the European Parliament elections work?
How should the seats in the European Parliament be allocated?
Whatever you think of Donald Trump, we bet you didn't think he was good at game theory.
Should we let go of the "one person, one vote" principle?
Forecasting election results is a sophisticated business.
Why a perfect voting system is mathematically impossible.
Is there a perfect voting system? In the 1950s the economist Kenneth Arrow asked himself this question and found that the answer is no, at least in the setting he imagined.