[EM] Clone proofing Copeland

Chris Benham chrisjbenham at optusnet.com.au
Tue Jan 2 07:37:38 PST 2007

Juho wrote:

>How about "the smallest number of ballots on which some alternative  
>that beats A pairwise is ranked higher than A"?
No, that would have nothing like the same strength or resistance to Burial.

26: A>B
25: C>A
49: B>C  (sincere is B>A or B)

The Simmons method narrowly elects A (the sincere CW), while your 
suggestion easily elects
the Burier's candidate B.

Chris  Benham

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