voting

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?

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.

With the day of the referendum on the UK voting system drawing nearer, Tony Crilly uses a toy example to compare the first past the post, AV and Condorcet voting systems, and revisits a famous mathematical theorem which shows that there is nothing obvious about voting.