Many resources explain why you should use the stupendously fair Ranked Pairs method to tally up ranked ballots. A few:

This post focuses on how to tally with Ranked Pairs.

We aim to put candidates through the rigorous selection process of a round-robin tournament. We can achieve this by breaking ranked ballots down into pairs of candidates. When a ranked ballot says A > B > C, it’s the same thing as saying A > B, and B > C, and A > C.

A > B > C
A > B > C

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