Allocating votes from pooled elections
Suppose you're running a school election, and are looking to tally up the results. The election is structured as follows:
- Groups of students are split into voting pools, each with unique IDs. The voting pools are assigned a number of votes to allocate based on how many students are in the given pool
- A voting pool can vote multiple times, but if they do their votes will be split evenly amongst the candidates
The voting information is stored in two tables (shown below): 'election_data' and 'voter_pools':
- election_data contains each voting pool's votes for the given candidates. You'll notice many pools voted for multiple candidates
- voter_pools contains the number of votes allocated to each unique pool
Given this information, write a SQL query to return the winner of the election, along with their associated votes.
Click here to view/query the tables in an interactive SQL editor.
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