IR elects Hitler? (was Re: Lowest Majority loser tie breaker)

Steve Eppley seppley at
Mon Nov 4 08:40:52 PST 1996

DEMOREP1 wrote:
>As Mr. Ossipoff well knows the simple Condorcet method only
>indicates relative support.
>He apparently would see no problem if the only candidates were
>Hitler, Stalin and Genghis Khan as long as Condorcet produced a
>winner detested the least. 

Okay, Demorep, let's see an example where the simple Instant Runoff
method elects none of Hitler, Stalin, and Genghis Khan when these
are the only candidates.  Else, you ought to amend your inconsistent
response to the EM sw poll. 

---Steve     (Steve Eppley    seppley at

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