Coombs' method

  • coombs' method (or the coombs rule)[1] is a ranked voting system created by clyde coombs used for single-winner elections. similarly to instant-runoff voting, it uses candidate elimination and redistribution of votes cast for that candidate until one candidate has a majority of votes.

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Coombs' method (or the Coombs rule)[1] is a ranked voting system created by Clyde Coombs used for single-winner elections. Similarly to instant-runoff voting, it uses candidate elimination and redistribution of votes cast for that candidate until one candidate has a majority of votes.