[EM] ERBucklin(whole) typo
nkklrp at hotmail.com
Sat Sep 24 21:12:32 PDT 2005
At such time as one or more candidates have a vote-total greater than the
>number of voters,
Is this not supposed to be number of voters/2, plus 1? If not, why? It seems
like a first-place majority candidate should win.
Yes, of course--I meant a vote total greater than half the number of voters.
Sure, there are various ways of defining ERBucklin(whole). The most obvious
is the one that doesn't meet FBC. I prefer the one that meets FBC. That's
the one I defined.
Of course someone else may prefer a different wording of that definition. I
merely worded it in the way that I prefer.
ERBucklin(whole) is better than SR, but a lot more complicated. In fact,
ERBucklin(whole) is also more complicated than MDDA, a method that is better
I don't consider SR a likely public proposal, except under the particular
conditions I spoke of earlier.
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