NAME

Vote::Count::Start

VERSION 1.00

SYNOPSIS

  use Vote::Count::Start;

  my $Election = StartElection(
    BallotFile => $filepath,
    FloorRule => 'TopCount',
    FloorValue => 2,
    LogPath -> '/some/path',
    ...
  );

  $Election->WriteLog();

Description

Does common startup steps useful accross methods. Written to avoid a lot of Boiler Plate for the common case of running an election and beginning with a summary of the votes and the winners by the basic simple methods

    * Reads Ballots from a file/path

    * Calculates and logs Top Count

    * Calculates and logs Approval

    * Applies a Floor Rule

    * Calculatures and logs a Borda Count

    * Generates a Condorcet Matrix and logs the Win/Loss Summary and the Scores

    * Conducts IRV (default options) and logs the result

    * Returns a Vote::Count Object

Method StartElection

Returns a Vote::Count object performing the above operations.

Parameter BallotSet or BallotFile

It is mandatory to provide either a reference to a BallotSet or to provide a BallotFile for ReadBallots to create a BallotSet.

Paramater FloorRule, FloorValue (optional)

A FloorRule and optional value (see Vote::Count::Floor). If no FloorRule is provide none will be used.

Other Options

Any other option to Vote::Count can just be passed in the arguments list

BUG TRACKER

https://github.com/brainbuz/Vote-Count/issues

AUTHOR

John Karr (BRAINBUZ) brainbuz@cpan.org

CONTRIBUTORS

Copyright 2019 by John Karr (BRAINBUZ) brainbuz@cpan.org.

LICENSE

This module is released under the GNU Public License Version 3. See license file for details. For more information on this license visit http://fsf.org.