[Election-Methods] Fwd: FYI - FairVote MN Responds to Lawsuit Against IRV
kathy.dopp at gmail.com
Wed Dec 26 19:16:20 PST 2007
I think I understand Condorcet now and what the = signs are for, and I
like Condorcet and see no immediate drawbacks to its tabulation method
like I do to the IRV tabulation method.
I would urge that we get a handle on ensuring that our vote counts are
accurate prior to using any but the simple one vote per one winner
system though because our system is hopelessly wide-open to undetected
outcome-determinative tampering and miscount now. I know of no other
major industry that is not subjected to any scientific independent
You guys might be happy to know that we're developing election
auditing calculations that handle multi-candidate/multi-winner races.
The most updated, correct, and simple explanation of the mathematics
of calculating election auditing sample sizes is here:
Mandatory Post-Election Vote Count Audits
and a smaller pdf version of the powerpoint presentation:
Thanks for the lesson on Condorcet. Is this system in use anywhere yet?
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