My question about STAR voting is “Do you think there would likely be materially different results if the winner was picked in a second round?”

If one candidate received a majority of all votes cast (unlikely) wouldn’t that person be the winner instead of a finalist?

And if that did not happen and we took the top two as finalists and if we had a second vote between them how often would the winner of that second round the different from just picking the finalist who ranked higher on all ballots cast?

Your opinion on these questions?

— David Grace

Graduate of Stanford University & U.C. Berkeley Law School. Author of 17 novels and over 200 Medium columns on Economics, Politics, Law, Humor & Satire.

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