[Election-Methods] RE : Proposed "Bucklin Ratio" methods

Dan Bishop danbishop04 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 17:43:03 PST 2007

Kevin Venzke wrote:
> Dan,
> --- Dan Bishop <danbishop04 at gmail.com> a écrit :
>> This method meets the Majority Criterion (like Buckling) and 
>> Monotonicity (unlike Bucklin), but as you can see from the example, it 
>> can elect the last choice of a majority!  Perhaps some kind of instant 
>> run-off would help.
> Are you sure that Bucklin fails monotonicity?
Now that I'm fully awake: No, I'm not.
> Are you assuming a certain
> treatment of equal rankings?
I would recommend the treatment used by ER-Bucklin (fractional).

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