Approval voting

Approval voting is a single-winner voting method that allows voters to choose any number of candidates. The candidate chosen the most wins

Approval voting is a voting method that provides a high power-to-weight ratio, meaning that the voting method improves voter satisfaction compared to most alternatives, with low switching costs and a simpler scoring algorithm.

If switching costs don’t matter, then score voting is strictly superior to approval voting. Approval voting is a special case of score voting where you can only select one of two scores for each candidate.

You should Prefer approval voting over ranked-choice voting# because approval voting is simpler and leads to strictly superior voter satisfaction.

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