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

Kevin Venzke stepjak at yahoo.fr
Fri Dec 7 06:02:38 PST 2007


--- Dan Bishop <danbishop04 at gmail.com> a écrit :
> 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).

I see that this treatment is probably more compatible with your proposed

I have preferred "whole" treatment (the monotonic version that leaves lower
preferences in the same positions when a higher preference is raised) for
standard Bucklin since this satisfies FBC.

Kevin Venzke

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