50% (was Re: Condorcet pairs on the ballot)
seppley at alumni.caltech.edu
Fri Nov 22 11:37:46 PST 1996
>Mr. Eppley wrote:
>>If there are circular ties, they'll be among the few candidates
>>close to the political center. There's no magic in "50%".
>However there is some magic in 50% plus 1, also known as majority
>rule also known as democracy (see any dictionary).
That's irrelevant to the context. Donald and I were talking about
the percentage of results which are circular. He wants this kept
below 50%. This has nothing to do with 50%+1 majority rule.
---Steve (Steve Eppley seppley at alumni.caltech.edu)
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