[EM] New South Wales election - per Markus Schulze
s349436 at student.uq.edu.au
Wed Aug 25 18:58:54 PDT 1999
I found a report on the web which is the closest I could get to in-depth
. It's quite good, but it doesn't offer much detail on the distribution of
preferences in the LC...
On Thu, 26 Aug 1999, David Catchpole wrote:
> Australian Electoral Commissions have a nasty habit of publishing
> bugger-all details on the web. I'll try to find the statistical returns
> in my university library today.
> Another opportunity to observe large STV elections is coming up with the
> NSW Local Government elections. Any details you receive on these would be
> from individual councils' webpages. A place to start would be
> http://www.nsw.gov.au . An example- Sydney City Council, a
> geographically small (well, at least compared to Brisbane) inner-city
> authority, has more than one hundred candidates.
> On Wed, 25 Aug 1999, Donald E Davison wrote:
> > Dear Markus Schulze,
> > Thank you for posting the information on the New South Wales election.
> > I hope you have more details.
> > I would like to know the number or percent of exhausted ballots.
> > With that large a number of candidates, I would think that the number
> > of exhausted ballots would also be large.
> > Or, maybe the voters do not have optional preferences.
> > Can you give us these details?
> > Regards,
> > Donald
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