You might ask yourself, “Where do I vote?” Well, Google has made an app that can easily help you find your voting booth. Type in your address and get the closest one.
The ‘Where Do I Vote’ – Google Doodle
The voting Google Doodle is of red and blue voting ballots and an American voting box, painted as the flag. The O and the L, being different colors, cleverly goes into the box. Both colors, red and blue, has 23 voting ballots. Although the O and the L that goes into the voting box differ, the red O has 7 ballots and the blue L has 5. Predictions?
Who Won the Election?
President Obama has been re-elected and will be in office for four more years.
In a November 4 post, USA Today reports that it’s way too close to call. “The average of polls compiled by the Real Clear Politics website gives Obama a lead of 0.2 percent in the popular vote — 47.4% to 47.2%. That would leave 5.4% undecided.”
Where Do I Vote? – Fair Voting
Results may lead at best to confusion, at worst to violence and even civil war, in the case of political rivals. Many alternatives may fall in the latitude of indifference—they are neither accepted nor rejected. Avoiding the choice that the most people strongly reject may sometimes be at least as important as choosing the one that they most favor. There are social choice theory definitions of seemingly reasonable criteria that are a measure of the fairness of certain aspects of voting, including non-dictatorship, unrestricted domain, non-imposition, Pareto efficiency, and independence of irrelevant alternatives but Arrow’s impossibility theorem states that no voting system can meet all these standards. Yet in 2011, there has been a suggestion for a better and more fair voting system, which was actually suggested to developed countries, e.g. UK, US, etc.
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