[Election-Methods] RE : Re: RE : Re: RE : Re: Is the Condorcet winner always the best?
juho4880 at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Dec 12 21:50:51 PST 2007
Yes, if the method is such that it ignores everything said behind
then NOTB limit, in that case it would be not good to let the voter
believe that those markings would impact the outcome of the election
(=better that only poll data). I guess most "Condorcet+Approval"
methods do take also the "tail preferences" somehow into account.
On Dec 13, 2007, at 4:59 , Kevin Venzke wrote:
> --- Juho <juho4880 at yahoo.co.uk> a écrit :
>> I don't fully agree that "the whole purpose of specifying NOTB is to
>> allow us to ignore those rankings". It think in this case it is good
>> to allow a voter to say "I don't support A and B but in the case that
>> one of them will be elected I prefer A to B".
> "In this case"? Doesn't it matter what you do with the information?
> I'm not
> a fan of letting voters provide more data if the method won't do
> with it.
> Kevin Venzke
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