[EM] Circular defeats [was Re: IRV is summable (a little)]
bartman at netgate.net
Tue Sep 4 21:20:16 PDT 2001
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A side-effect of Prozac is loss of libido.
[P.S. Think the patient should consider the utilities of the three
DEMOREP1 at aol.com wrote:
> bmbuck at 14850.com wrote in part-
> Using this method, doing an IRV election with three candidates and ballot
> tallies as follows:
> 30 A>B>C
> 20 B>C>A
> 40 C>A>B
> (standard IRC method: eliminate B, causing C to win 60 to 30).
> D- As usual I ask ---
> Does ANY choice have a YES majority (46 YES) ???
> If 2 or more choices have such YES majorities, then ---
> does any choice beat each other choice ??
> if there is no such choice, then which choice has the most *YES* votes ???
> Simple IRV is extremely defective since it only uses a part of a Place Votes
> Place Votes
> 1 2 3
> A 30 40 20 90
> B 20 30 40 90
> C 40 20 30 90
> 90 90 90
> The underlying problem remains as usual --- divided majorities and possible
> insincere voting for the lesser of alleged evils.
> M1 30
> M2 20
> Z 40
> The M (majority) faction is divided, do some of the Z voters insincerely vote
> for M1 or M2 ???
> Will the universe survive if there is some (or lots) of any such insincere
> voting ???
> Does the sun rise in the east ???
> Is it hot on the Equator at sea level ???
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