Margins order-reversal example

Mike Ositoff ntk at
Thu Nov 5 17:24:19 PST 1998

In this example, Margins fails weak 1st Choice. B is middle
CW. The A voters order-reverse. The C voters try to protect
B by voting B equal to C, but it doesn't help.

 151  100  100
   A    B    C & B

The only way the C voters can protect the win of B, the CW,
is by actually voting B _over_ their favorite.

You say B can prevent the order-reversal succeeding by
ranking C over A? But then that makes it all the easier
for C to order-reverse against B. To call that      
protection of B is stretching the meaning of protection.


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