Margins truncation example

Mike Ositoff ntk at
Thu Nov 5 17:09:19 PST 1998

Here's an example where Margins fails the strong 1st Choice
Criterion due to truncation. Numbers of voters don't add to 100.

 101  50  75
   A   B   C

The A voters have truncated. A wins. To protect the win of
B, the CW, the C voters must rank B equal to their favorite.


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