[EM] Fwd: Peaceful democracy logic needed, also links for new ElectionMethods page

Abd ul-Rahman Lomax abd at lomaxdesign.com
Wed Nov 16 11:54:29 PST 2005

At 04:04 AM 11/16/2005, Scott Ritchie wrote:
>On Sat, 2005-11-12 at 16:03 +0000, IRV Alliance wrote:
> > To the ELection-methods list:
> >    The importance of this theory is that IRV or IRV+/Ranked Pairs
> > (IRV+ refers to "condorcet" in this message) elections should be used
> > in Iraq ASAP to quickly start empowering the leaders who can build
> > broad coalitions.
>How is IRV or Condorcet going to be useful in Iraq when the only
>elections there seem to be for the legislature, and they use
>proportional representation?  Are there even any single winner

I haven't heard of any.... but I'm certainly not an Iraq expert.

What would be *really* interesting in Iraq is delegable proxy; 
perhaps Asset Voting, which is a variation on delegable proxy 
invented by Warren Smith and, perhaps, simplified by me as Fractional 
Approval Asset Voting. I really should put up a page on Asset and 
FAAV. Warren, of course, is occupied promoting Range Voting....

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