Plurality rule refers to a decision rule that selects the alternative which has plurality, that is, highest number of the votes.
|Arguments in favor of||Arguments opposing|
|Single winner decision as opposed to proportional compromise.|
|Plurality rule ensures that a clear plurality decision is made as compared to long lasting negotiations.||Non-plurality members may feel that their views have been disregarded.|
|Options are clearly specified ahead of the voting.|
|Plurality rule ensures that all possible options are shared with the voters ahead of the vote, limiting the room for opposing the outcome.||Plurality rule limits the chance of arriving at a negotiated outcome which may not have been included in the initial options.|