Category: Vote counting

2000 United States presidential election recount in Florida
The 2000 United States presidential election recount in Florida was a period of vote recounting in Florida that occurred during the weeks after Election Day in the 2000 United States presidential elec
Election recount
An election recount is a repeat tabulation of votes cast in an election that is used to determine the correctness of an initial count. Recounts will often take place if the initial vote tally during a
Method of Equal Shares
The Method of Equal Shares (in early papers the method has been also referred to as Rule X, but since 2022 the authors started using the name "method of equal shares") is a proportional method of coun
Chad (paper)
Chad refers to fragments sometimes created when holes are made in a paper, card or similar synthetic materials, such as computer punched tape or punched cards. The word "chad" has been used both as a
None of the above (India)
"None of the Above" (or NOTA) has been provided as an option to the voters of India in most elections since 2009. The vote does not hold any electoral value: even if a majority of votes are cast the c
Vote counting
Vote counting is the process of counting votes in an election. It can be done manually or by machines. In the United States, the compilation of election returns and validation of the outcome that form
Vote counting in the Philippines
Since the 2008 Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao general election, the voters in the Philippines have to shade the oval that was indicated before the candidate's name, and a voting machine manufact
Vote counting for the 2008 Zimbabwean presidential election
This article gives details about the vote counting system for the 2008 Zimbabwe presidential election In its preliminary report on 30 March, the SADC observer mission gave the election a positive asse
Counting single transferable votes
The single transferable vote (STV) is a voting system based on proportional representation and ranked voting. Under STV, an elector's vote is initially allocated to his or her most-preferred candidate
2016 United States presidential election recounts
Following Republican nominee Donald Trump's presumed electoral college victory in the United States presidential election of 2016, a group of computer scientists, cyber security experts, and election
Optical scan voting system
An optical scan voting system is an electronic voting system and uses an optical scanner to read marked paper ballots and tally the results.