Ranking can violate secrecy.

Charles Fiterman cef at geodesic.com
Thu Oct 22 08:23:09 PDT 1998

At 03:38 PM 10/16/98 EDT, you wrote:
>Secrecy can be violated with the current simple X voting method if there are
>multiple offices on the ballot.  The corrupted voter would vote for the false
>choice for an important office/issue along with some obscure combination (such
>as for judicial candidates who have no chance of winning against an incumbent

While this is true it takes ten offices to sign the ballot in a typical
precinct with X voting and only one with ranked voting.

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