[EM] Visualizations of Plurality, Hare, Approval, and Condorcet

Simmons, Forest simmonfo at up.edu
Thu Apr 20 12:44:23 PDT 2006


Wow!  Great idea.  If  IRV is so pathological under the best of circumstances, then imagine what could happen when the going gets rough (multi-modal distributions of voters, etc.).


Interesting how close Condorcet and



From: Ka-Ping Yee <election-methods at zesty.ca>
Subject: [EM] Visualizations of Plurality, Hare, Approval, and
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Hi folks,

I'm new here and hope to learn from others on this list.  Thank you
for indulging me with this request for feedback.

I did some simulations of Plurality, Approval, Hare, and Condorcet
methods (under certain simplifying assumptions) and produced
visualizations of the results, which are posted at:


I'm curious what you all think of this.  I was already skeptical of
the Hare method but the results surprised even me -- are they
surprising to you?

-- ?!ng

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