[EM] Power truncation
chrisbenham at bigpond.com
Sun Jun 19 16:05:46 PDT 2005
> Power Truncation: If the voter chooses the power truncation option,
> then any candidate whom s/he doesn't rank will be scored as if that
> voter has ranked every one of the other voters over that candidate. In
> other words, that voter is opting to increase the greatest
> votes-against of every candidate whom s/he doesn't rank. [end of power
> truncation definition]
Did you really mean to write "ranked..other *voters*...over that
candidate."? Should "voters" read "candidates"?
Regarding this example, do you agree with the way Kevin Venzke has
scored MMPO with Power Truncation?
> A wins (51 votes opposition from B or C), and B does the worst (76
> votes opposition from C). I think this will force C voters to rank C=B.
According to my interpretation, the only effect of PT here is to raise
C's score from 49 to 73, only changing the result from a BC tie to B
Would any voters ever have any incentive to *not* use "Power Truncation"?
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