aka the SCORE SYSTEM or 0-99 VOTING,
to select winner of an N-candidate election:
each
vote
consists of one numerical score from
0 to 99
awarded to each candidate (for example 57,0,34,99 could be one vote in a 4-candidate election; advi\
se 99/0 for best/worst);
voters may fill entries with
"X"
if they desire not to express an opinion about that candidate (e.g. 57,0,X,99);
The candidate with the highest average
numeric score wins.
(Only
candidates sufficiently known that at least M/4 of their
scores are numeric [with all-X ballots disregarded] are allowed to win;
where M is the maximum number of numeric scores got by anyone in the race.)