[EM] Fw: borda count
seppley at alumni.caltech.edu
Sat Nov 6 09:14:24 PST 2004
> Probably this has been discussed on the list before.
> unfortunately i cant find the answer:
> If Borda count in, let's say, 4-candidate election,
> uses sequence 4-3-2-1 or 3-2-1-0, does it make
> any difference?
No, the result will be the same. All the candidate totals
will differ by the same amount, the number of voters,
since each candidate will receive one more point from
each voter when using 4-3-2-1 than when using 3-2-1-0.
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