[EM] Majority Choice Approval and Bucklin

Gervase Lam gervase at group.force9.co.uk
Tue Feb 25 14:02:41 PST 2003

> Something I've been wondering about... has anyone suggested extending
> the gradation in MCA beyond preferred, approved, and diapproved?  For
> example, why not use MCA with a A,B,C,D,F ballot?  If no candidate has a
> majority of A's, then check for a majority of A's and B's, then check
> for a majority of A's, B's, and C's, and finally just elect the
> candidate with the most A's, B's, C's, and D's.
> It seems like an obvious point, but I haven't actually seen any messages
> advocating it.  Call it "extended MCA" or "unconstrained Bucklin" or
> "Approval Bucklin" or "Bucklin done right" or "bubble up approval" or
> whatever.
> -Adam

Forest suggested a Modified Bucklin method in messages 8390 and 8391 from 
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