Problem 29: Election day

It’s almost election day and the election officials need a program to help tally

election results. There are two candidates for office—Polly Tichen and Ernest

Orator. The program’s job is to take as input the number of votes each candidate

received in each voting precinct and find the total number of votes for each. The

program should print out the final tally for each candidate—both the total

number of votes each received and the percent of votes each received. Clearly

a loop is needed. Each iteration of the loop is responsible for reading in the votes

from a single precinct and updating the tallies. A skeleton of the program is in

the file Election.java. Open a copy of the program in your text editor and do the

following.

1. The election officials want more information. They want to know how many

precincts each candidate carried (won). Add code to compute and print this. You

need three new variables: one to count the number of precincts won by Polly,

one to count the number won by Ernest, and one to count the number of ties.

Test your program after adding this code.

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