[EM] Definition of preferential voting

Steve Eppley seppley at alumni.caltech.edu
Sun Aug 22 13:54:00 PDT 2004


Dave Ketchum wrote:
> Robert's likes repeated balloting much better, 
> but concedes that is not always practical. 
> They offer IRV (by description, not by name) 
> as an example, and say nothing against other 
> preferential methods such as Condorcet.

Yes.  They do point out problems with IRV. 
In particular, that it can easily defeat the 
best compromise.  It would be nice if someday
they discuss a better preference order method.


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