[EM] Pairwise voting in use: Debian Project

Rob Lanphier robla at eskimo.com
Wed Feb 2 23:00:29 PST 2000

Hi folks,

I recently discovered a fairly prominent use of pairwise voting.  The
Debian Project, which is responsible for one of the leading Linux
distributions, uses the "Concorde Method" for resolutions and for voting
in new officers. 


See section A.6: "Concorde Voting"

In short, it looks like they're using pairwise voting, with an STV
tiebreaker in the event that there's no Condorcet winner.

Rob Lanphier
robla at eskimo.com

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