[Election-Methods] rcv ala tournament

rob brown rob at karmatics.com
Sat Dec 29 14:21:52 PST 2007

On Dec 29, 2007 1:17 PM, Dave Ketchum <davek at clarityconnect.com> wrote:

> On Sat, 29 Dec 2007 00:53:56 -0800 CLAY SHENTRUP wrote:
> >>Seems like Rob Brown gave us a start on moving ahead.
> >
> > the best way to move ahead is to dump ordinal voting methods for
> > cardinal ones.  approval voting is vastly simpler than all ranked
> > methods.
Agreed that Approval is simple - but it is also too incapable of
> indicating normal thoughts such as:  A and B are better than X AND A is
> preferred over B.

Approval is simple only if you find it convenient to ignore such questions
as "how should a voter vote to best
pursue his interests?"  If you happen to include such things in the
equation, Approval mind-blowingly complex.
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