[EM] Participation & SARC
SEppley at alumni.caltech.edu
Fri May 5 20:28:18 PDT 2000
> Supporters of Alternative Voting usually claim that Alternative
> Voting guarantees that a set of additional voters each with the
> same sincere opinion can never be punished for going to the
> polls and voting sincerely. They claim that - as Alternative
> Voting guarantees that a vote of a given voter for a given
> candidate will never be counted unless all those candidates who
> are prefered to this given candidate by this given voter cannot
> be elected any more - a voter cannot be punished for making an
> additional preference. And they claim that this means that
> an additional voter cannot be punished at all for going to
> the polls and voting sincerely.
> The participation criterion is the mathematical formulation of
> the claimed property of Alternative Voting.
Borda also satisfies participation.
---Steve (Steve Eppley seppley at alumni.caltech.edu)
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