CR style ballots for Ranked Preferences
fsimmons at pcc.edu
Wed Sep 26 16:12:49 PDT 2001
On Wed, 26 Sep 2001 DEMOREP1 at aol.com wrote:
> D-- More strangeness about the basics of elections.
> An election for an office is for the term of the office.
> New election. A change in ANY votes can produce different results.
> Is this so amazing ???
You sound like an IRVie pooh poohing the non-monotonicty of IRV.
> Are ALL of such voters disclosing how they have voted (or will vote in a
> future election) --- generally yet another election felony (to avoid 1880's
> type old style bribery) ???
None would have to disclose whom they voted for, only that they voted
exactly as in the previous election.
> Many, if not the vast majority, of so-called criteria are a matter of---- SO
> WHAT ???
> For a single winner office, the only useful test is --- which majority
> (sincere and/or insincere) should prevail (for the limited term of the office
> involved) ???
This sounds like the IRV mantra.
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