[EM] RE: assumption of sincere ballots

Chris Benham chrisbenham at bigpond.com
Thu May 19 22:00:50 PDT 2005

 I wrote:

> Normally if there is a lot of ill-will between rigid majority and 
> minority factions, then the majority will not assent to a raffle, and 
> if there is one the losing side will suspect that it was rigged. 

By  "assent to a raffle"  I meant "assent to any sytem for filling 
powerful public offices that has a big random element", and wasn't 
referring to their voting strategy once that method is
established. (Maybe it could be forced on them by some external power.)

Chris Benham

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