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[[Image:Tennessee map for voting example.svg|right|500px|Tennessee's four cities are spread throughout the state]]
 
[[Image:Tennessee map for voting example.svg|right|500px|Tennessee's four cities are spread throughout the state]]
  
Imagine that [[Tennessee]] is having an election on the location of its [[capital (political)|capital]]. The population of Tennessee is concentrated around its four major cities, which are spread throughout the state. For this example, suppose that the entire [[constituency|electorate]] lives in these four cities, and that everyone wants to live as near the capital as possible.
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Imagine that {{wp|Tennessee}} is having an election on the location of its {{wp|capital}}. The population of Tennessee is concentrated around its four major cities, which are spread throughout the state. For this example, suppose that the entire [[electorate]] lives in these four cities, and that everyone wants to live as near the capital as possible.
  
 
The candidates for the capital are:
 
The candidates for the capital are:
* [[Memphis, Tennessee|Memphis]], the state's largest city, with 42% of the voters, but located far from the other cities
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* {{wp|Memphis}}, the state's largest city, with 42% of the voters, but located far from the other cities
* [[Nashville, Tennessee|Nashville]], with 26% of the voters, near the center of Tennessee
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* {{wp|Nashville}}, with 26% of the voters, near the center of Tennessee
* [[Knoxville, Tennessee|Knoxville]], with 17% of the voters
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* {{wp|Knoxville}}, with 17% of the voters
* [[Chattanooga, Tennessee|Chattanooga]], with 15% of the voters
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* {{wp|Chattanooga}}, with 15% of the voters
  
 
The preferences of the voters would be divided like this:
 
The preferences of the voters would be divided like this:
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# Memphis
 
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Revision as of 23:30, 6 March 2010

Tennessee's four cities are spread throughout the state

Imagine that Tennessee on Wikipedia is having an election on the location of its capital on Wikipedia. The population of Tennessee is concentrated around its four major cities, which are spread throughout the state. For this example, suppose that the entire electorate lives in these four cities, and that everyone wants to live as near the capital as possible.

The candidates for the capital are:

  • Memphis on Wikipedia, the state's largest city, with 42% of the voters, but located far from the other cities
  • Nashville on Wikipedia, with 26% of the voters, near the center of Tennessee
  • Knoxville on Wikipedia, with 17% of the voters
  • Chattanooga on Wikipedia, with 15% of the voters

The preferences of the voters would be divided like this:

42% of voters
(close to Memphis)
26% of voters
(close to Nashville)
15% of voters
(close to Chattanooga)
17% of voters
(close to Knoxville)
  1. Memphis
  2. Nashville
  3. Chattanooga
  4. Knoxville
  1. Nashville
  2. Chattanooga
  3. Knoxville
  4. Memphis
  1. Chattanooga
  2. Knoxville
  3. Nashville
  4. Memphis
  1. Knoxville
  2. Chattanooga
  3. Nashville
  4. Memphis
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