[EM] Multiple Same Choices

Mike Ossipoff dfb at bbs.cruzio.com
Tue Feb 27 03:32:31 PST 1996

I agree that B) is the correct interpretation of that ballot:

The voter hasn't expressed any preference between Joe & Sally, and
has voted each of them over Martha.

By not voting for either Sally or Joe over the other, that voter
not only isn't counted as voting for 1 to beat the other, but also
, in Condorcet's method's circular tie solution, that ranking
wouldn't be counted as a vote for anyone over Joe or Sally, for the
purposes of carrying out Condorcet's method's rule for circular ties.

Mike Ossipoff


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