[EM] Monotonic Proportional Representation System?

Markus Schulze markus.schulze at alumni.tu-berlin.de
Sun Apr 27 02:59:01 PDT 2003

Dear Alex,

you wrote (20 April 2003):
> For monotonic PR systems that use ranked ballots, search the list archives
> for posts by Forest Simmons.  I think the title was "Condorcet-Flavored PR
> Methods."

I don't see that Simmons' "Condorcet Flavored PR Method" (CFPRM) really is a
PR method. Is there a simple way to see that when S is the number of seats
and V is the number of voters then each solid coalition of W voters and C
candidates gets at least min{ceil((S+1)*W/V)-1;C} seats?

Markus Schulze

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