[EM] IRV vs Condorcet
Adam Haas Tarr
atarr at ecn.purdue.edu
Thu Jul 24 09:00:18 PDT 2003
>Fair enough: I guess my point is that Nader is also not an irrelevant
>alternative, neither in the strict sense nor even in the local sense.
Er... well, Nader is an irrelevant alternative in the strict sense. In margins,
his addition causes a change in the winner. In winning votes, Nader's addition
or subtraction from the race doesn't change the result, so the method is
independent of this particular "irrelevant alternative". I refer here to my
OK, enough blathering about clone spoilers and irrelevant alternative spoilers;
it's totally outside the point of my original post.
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