Decision settings

Decisions in Accord are designed to support a wide variety of situations while remaining fair and robust. The settings can be broken-down to two main categories:

Voting method

The voting method determines how voters will communicate their preferences on ballots, and how ballots are counted. The methods Accord supports range from the very simple plurality method to the notoriously complex single transferable vote method.

You can read more about Accord’s voting methods in Voting methods.


Depending on the method, Accord will offer different parameters to allow you to tune the decision. These parameters include quorum, thresholds for option acceptance/rejection, and the name of each score in a score vote.

You can read more about decision parameters in Parameters.