# [EM] More on YES Votes

DEMOREP1 at aol.com DEMOREP1 at aol.com
Sat Feb 23 01:49:52 PST 2002

```There is a certain degree of mystification about YES majority votes in the 3
or more choices single winner case.

ANY choice will or will not get a YES majority.

If 2 or more choices get YES majorities, then Condorcet (head to head) math
can be done for them.

If such Condorcet (head to head) math cannot be done, then one method would
be to allow each voter to vote for the number of YES majority choices minus
one (repeatedly until only 2 choices remain).

Simple example- 5 choices

3 choices get YES majorities. Drop the others.

Revote for only 2 of the 3 YES majority choices. Drop the lowest YES.

Revote for 1 of the 2 remaining YES majority choices. Drop the lowest YES.

A minority, in whole or part, will likely vote insincerely for the lesser of
the 2 alleged remaining evils.

Sorry --- leftwing or rightwing minorities will likely lose and grumble.

The sun will continue to rise.

Condorcet math could, if possible, be done with each majority YES set.

How many candidates for U.S.A. President, State Governor, local city mayor,
etc. can get YES majorities ???

As usual -- legislative bodies can fill any vacancies due to a lack of any
YES majority candidates in general elections.

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