Agenda: Mathematics and the Presidential Election
Facilitated by: Kim Moore
Voting Methods
Mathematics and the Presidential Election Student Guide
Candy Simulation

Popular Vote

Representative Vote

Modified Electoral College

Electoral College
Which method do you think is the most fair?
Which is the best way to decide?
Can you think of a way to make the system even better?
Are the number of electoral votes allotted to each state directly proportional to the population of the state?

Runoff Methods
Challenge
What is the smallest percent of popular vote you could win and still win the electoral vote?
Electoral College and Population Reference Sheet