Another flaw in monotonicity

David Catchpole s349436 at
Tue Nov 3 18:02:57 PST 1998

On Mon, 2 Nov 1998, Blake Cretney wrote:

> If you really believe that not even 2nd preferences are meaningful, how
> can you favor any method but plurality.  Except that that wouldn't
> violate monotonicity.

Actually, Plurality does violate some forms of monotonicity in the
necessity of voting for your "lesser of two evils" to avoid splitting your

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