[EM] Condorcet in 12 words or less

mrouse1 at mrouse.com mrouse1 at mrouse.com
Wed Aug 18 12:06:58 PDT 2004

One should simplify as much as possible but no further. Still, here goes:

Rank candidates and elect pairwise winner.

Six words. :)

Mike Rouse
mrouse at mrouse.com

Eric Gorr wrote:

> Anyone want to take a stab an giving an explanation of Condorcet 
> Voting in 12 words or less...?
> Had a conversation recently with an IRV supporter who is supporting 
> IRV over Condorcet and Approval Voting because IRV can be explained in 
> 12 words or less (but has yet to provide that explanation) and he 
> apparently believes that Approval Voting and Condorcet Voting cannot 
> be. (yes, I'm serious)
> I took a stab at Approval Voting:
>   Vote for one or more candidates. Elect the candidate with the most 
> votes.
> but got 13 words...apparently not good enough.
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