Election campaign simulator

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patches-own [                                    ;; to define the attribute of the agents
  legit
]

to setup                                         ;; to set up the system
  clear-all                                      ;; clears the system to create another
  ask patches [                                  ;; the patches represent voters
    set legit random-float 1                     ;; Legit represents the attribute legitimacy preference.
    ifelse (legit <= 0.5) [                      ;; if legit value is less than or equal to 0.5, the agent is colored red. 
      set pcolor red ] [ set pcolor blue ]       ;; if legit value is greater than or equal to 0.5, the agent is colored blue.
    ]
end 

to campaign                                      ;; the agents will try to convert their neighbors. Meanwhile, every agent will also be converted by their neighbors.
  ask patches [
    let current-patch self
    ask current-patch [
      ifelse ( legit <= 0.5 ) [                  ;; if legit is less than 0.5, the agent is red and will ask its neighbor to become one by diminishing their legit value by 0.5. This process simulates the way neighbors try to discredit candidates to convert their supporters.
        ask neighbors [
          set legit (legit - 0.5)]]              ;; If legit value is greater than 0.5, the agent is blue and will ask neighbors to become one by adding 0.5 to their legit value.
      [ ask neighbors [
          set legit (legit + 0.5)]]              
      ifelse (legit <= 0.5) [
      set pcolor red ] [ set pcolor blue ]       ;; Agents change color based on the value of legit
    ]]
end 





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