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 The [[http://​sof.uchicago.edu/​hare|Hare System of Proportional Representation]] is a procedural description of the [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Single_transferable_vote|Single Transferable Vote (STV)]] preferential voting system. ​ It is "​preferential"​ in the sense that voters rank the order of their chosen candidates (using, say, numbers 1-5), rather than using an unranked mark (e.g., one or more "​X"​s). ​ A common application is in the selection of committees, in which multiple winners must be chosen from a set of available candidates.  ​ The [[http://​sof.uchicago.edu/​hare|Hare System of Proportional Representation]] is a procedural description of the [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Single_transferable_vote|Single Transferable Vote (STV)]] preferential voting system. ​ It is "​preferential"​ in the sense that voters rank the order of their chosen candidates (using, say, numbers 1-5), rather than using an unranked mark (e.g., one or more "​X"​s). ​ A common application is in the selection of committees, in which multiple winners must be chosen from a set of available candidates.  ​
  
-(Note: The quota calculation described in this document and used in the associated software is actually based on the [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Droop_quota|Droop Quota]], not the [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Hare_quota|Hare Quota]]. ​ The term //Hare// is retained ​hare as the common name for //Single Transferable Vote// despite this inaccurate characterization.)+(Note: The quota calculation described in this document and used in the associated software is actually based on the [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Droop_quota|Droop Quota]], not the [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Hare_quota|Hare Quota]]. ​ The term //Hare// is retained ​here as the common name for //Single Transferable Vote// despite this inaccurate characterization.)
  
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