The mathematics of election
Nov. 12, 2012, noon
Archbishops, police commissioners, presidents and prime ministers. Elections designed to choose a candidate as fairly as possible occur all over the world. Last week Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term as the 44th President of the United States of America. The race to sit in the Oval Office at the White House, becoming one of the most powerful figures in the world, started over a year ago. Watch the Twig film The Wrong Guy Won to see how pollsters estimate the size of audience at a political rally.