[EM] ironclad pro-Condorcet argument?

Steve Eppley seppley at alumni.caltech.edu
Wed Aug 25 11:33:21 PDT 2004

Dave K wrote:
> Steve E wrote:
>> But this Robert's procedure nevertheless satisfies the 
>> Condorcet criterion, which requires the election of the 
>> Condorcet winner if there is one.
> Robert's is into repeated balloting, using the full slate 
> of candidates, which usually (BUT NOT ALWAYS) elects the
> CW (if I have to do a demo for nonbelievers, it ain't
> that hard). 

I referred to Robert's "single-elimination pairwise" 
method, which I consider their "normal" method.  
It can't defeat a Condorcet winner, assuming 
sincere voting.


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