[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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