[EM] Defects in various election systems

Matthew Shugart mshugart at weber.ucsd.edu
Thu Feb 29 11:58:24 PST 1996

At 11:24 AM 2/29/96, Steve Eppley wrote:
>Matthew Shugart wrote:
>>I quite like the idea of having voters select one candidate as first
>>choice, then mark "approvals" for as many others as they wish.  I
>>especially like it for primaries.  How would the winner be determined,
>>though?  And how would it work in delegate allocation in presidential
>Why do you like dumbed-down ballots,

I think I would resent this question--if I understood it!

Matthew Shugart
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