Using Mathematics to Elect the U.S. President

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The often misunderstood Electoral College is based on the simple, yet powerful, mathematical idea of proportional reasoning.

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Alexis Stevens,, is an assistant professor of mathematics education at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. She loves helping her students love mathematics as much as she does.

John Stevens,, teaches high school mathematics at Turner Ashby High School in Bridgewater, Virginia. He enjoys helping his students see connections between mathematics and other disciplines.

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