Write in votes

Rob Lanphier robla at eskimo.com
Fri May 8 00:46:03 PDT 1998

On Wed, 6 May 1998, Saari wrote:
> In a message dated 98-05-06 03:26:29 EDT, you write:
> >> Most ranked methods essentially force a decision to "do something".
> >
> >...unless, of course, one may write in "do nothing".  Heck, if it makes
> >sense in the context of the particular election, I'd imagine that would be
> >a listed option.
> The problem is that it is up to the ballot committee to decide "for us"
> whether or not do-nothing "makes sense" and therefore whether or not to
> include it.

If "do nothing" is a write-in option, there's no committee involved.

Rob Lanphier
robla at eskimo.com

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