Lesson 4: Counting Ballots


  1. To understand how to establish uniform counting standards.
  2. To identify key roles and responsibilities in tallying votes.
  3. To explain the initial tabulation of votes.
  4. To illustrate the steps taken during the second and subsequent rounds of counting.
  5. To explain the counting of a single winner and multiple winners.


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