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Election Simulator


Election Simulator

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Graphic Election Simulation. The square display uses area to show the size of a politicians ""territory"" or number of votes. Politicians are simulated trying to maximize chance they will be elected. Various controls.
Material Type: Simulation
Date Added to MERLOT: May 28, 1997
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 04, 2001
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Submitter: Ric Stewart


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  • User Rating: 2 user rating
  • Discussion (1 Comment)
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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for Steven Jackson
13 years ago

Steven Jackson (Faculty)

Amusing and potentially useful. This demonstrates the jockeying of political
candidates in a multi-candidate, multi-issue field. Without the issues, however,
it seems somewhat abstract. It is fun to increase the number of candidates and
watch them try to position themselves on this political map.