[EM] Doesn't everybody see that IRV=BORDA?

James Gilmour jgilmour at globalnet.co.uk
Sat Jan 24 15:20:23 PST 2004

Paul wrote (here converted to plain text):
> It is fairly easy to prove that IRV always selects the Borda 
> winner. 

Surely this statement is wrong?
Consider 3 candiates and 7 voters:
 A>B>C: 4
 B>C>A: 2
 C>B>A: 1

Borda winner: B
IRV winner: A

> Personally, I have no objection to that, but it 
> surprises me that IRV advocates dislike Borda.

Maybe this example illustrates one of the reasons why some who might accept IRV totally reject

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