[EM] Better-worded definition of ERBucklin(whole)
nkklrp at hotmail.com
Fri Sep 23 20:28:32 PDT 2005
Voters rank as many candidates as they want to in order of preference. Equal
ranking and truncation are permitted.
There are a series of vote-giving rounds. In each round, every ranking gives
one whole vote (each) to one or more candidates as described in the next
paragraph. The rounds continue till the count ends.
In a particular ranking, if a candidate has N candidate ranked over him/her,
then s/he receives a vote from that ranking in the (N+1)th round.
At such time as one or more candidates have a vote-total greater than the
number of voters, or all the rankinigs have given a vote to all their
candidates, whichever happens first, the count ends and the winner is the
candidate who has the most votes.
[end of ERBucklin(whole) definition]
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