[EM] Your Vote Counts! (silly voting methods)

Eric Gorr eric at ericgorr.net
Fri Jan 23 20:43:02 PST 2004

At 5:01 AM +0100 1/24/04, Kevin Venzke wrote:
>40 A>B>C
>35 B>C>A
>25 C>A>B
>A wins.  The 35 votes are not counted.

Actually, the 35 votes matter a great deal in an RP election - 
assuming you are referring to '35 B>C>A'

These 35 votes are a part of the pairwise defeat of B>C being the 
strongest (has a strength of 75), which in turn eventually causes the 
pairwise defeat of C>A (with a strength of 60) to be rejected because 
of the potential creation of a cycle (i.e. ambiguous result).

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