3 Matrices

DEMOREP1 at aol.com DEMOREP1 at aol.com
Mon Nov 9 22:28:15 PST 1998

For executive and judicial elections I have suggested having a YES/NO vote on
each choice and the use of number votes (1, 2, etc.)

The YES/NO matrix would be-

         YES      NO
A         YA      NA
B         YB      NB
C         YC      NC
etc.     etc.     etc.

Two or more majority YES choices (of all of the voters) would go into the head
to head matrix.

      A     B      C    etc.
A     X    A>B    A>C   etc.
B    B>A    X     B>C   etc.
C    C>A   C>B     X    etc.
etc. etc.  etc.   etc.

If there is no choice which beats each other choice, then there would be a
third matrix as a tiebreaker.

Place votes of the number votes
      1     2     3    etc.
A     A1    A2    A3   etc.
B     B1    B2    B3   etc.
C     C1    C2    C3   etc.
etc.  etc.  etc.  etc.  

Choices not voted for would be put in last place.

Subtract the last half place votes from the first half place votes (if even-
numbered choices) or add the middle place votes (if odd-numbered choices).
Highest total wins.

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