Preference Votin vs Approval Voting

Rob Lanphier robla at
Sat Apr 26 11:46:30 PDT 1997

On Sat, 19 Apr 1997, New Democracy wrote:
>      In an Apporval Voting election a voter's lower selections receive
> support while the first selection is still a contender. Savvy voters will
> see this in Approval Voting and will refuse to make more than one
> selection.


>      This unacceptable support of lower candidates also exists in the Borda

Also true.

> and Condorcet methods.

False.  Please show a case where this happens.

Rob Lanphier
robla at

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