I'm unsure just how many 5-year-old children Ms. Pate has raised or been around, but as the mother of three, and the grandmother of more,
Five-year-olds get it
I can tell you firsthand no 5-year-old (or 45-year-old) will be satisfied or complacent when their flavor of choice, candy of choice, or shirt of choice is unavailable. Nor should they be.
She was right about one thing, though, 5-year-old kids do get it. The one with the most votes should win because ... they got the most votes.
Simple. The people want what they want, that's why we vote. Never settle for second best.
Instant runoff voting is a ridiculous concept that contaminates and invalidates our rights as the voting public.