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Re: MATH: Re: CHAT (POLITICS!!!): Putting the duh in Florida

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Monday, December 4, 2000, 0:57
Mikael Johansson wrote:
> Probable US result: > > Gore ~40% 1st > Bush ~40% 1st > Nader ~5% 1st > Other assorted candidates > a sum of ~15% 1st > > (possibly? As a swede, I don't __REALLY__ know...)
Actually, it was closer to: Gore 48% Bush 48% Nader 3% Others <1%
> It doesn't seem likely that a candidate could possibly win only on 2nd and > 3rd hand votes.
My comment earlier about winning on 2nd place votes was about a different system, and so is inapplicable. -- Florida: Home of Electile Dysfunction Palm Beach County: Putting the "duh" in Florida ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor