[EM] cyclic ballots
bql at bolson.org
Fri Sep 10 22:52:52 PDT 2004
Coming in late to the discussion, I'd like to contribute an angle I
didn't read being expressed (sorry if I missed it).
In the example:
A > B > C > D > E
E > B > C > D
I think the voter is trying to explicitly encode the kind of strategy
that many of us are explicitly trying to prevent being exploited.
So, another way to say it:
I really really want A, but I really really don't want my E vote to
detract from that.
But if I can't have A, I want E.
I think the second half of that second restatement is key. That a vote
for some other choice not detract from the favorite.
I would guess that IRV is a good fit to Kislanko's desires from a
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