part 2, applying criteria

Mike Ositoff ntk at
Sun Oct 18 02:37:35 PDT 1998

This is my 3rd attempt to send this letter. Thanks to netcom's
real funky shell service, it will be necessary to post it in
a number of very short installments.


As you said, both Runoff & IRO meet Majority Loser. They
also both meet Condorcet loser.

As you also said, IRO, but not Runoff meets Clone Independence.
Likewise for Mutual majority.

But those latter 2 criteria are special case criteria.

Runoff, when it guarantees a CW will win if it comes in 1st
or 2nd in the 1st balloting, gives us a more generally helpful


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