[EM] RE : Re: voter cancellation, etc.

Kevin Venzke stepjak at yahoo.fr
Wed Jan 10 10:02:38 PST 2007


--- "Simmons, Forest" <simmonfo at up.edu> a écrit :
> 5 AC
> 1 C
> 5 BC.
> C is the Condorcet winner, but the method will pick C only when the
> middle voter is not the first one in the cancellation sequence.
> Here's my suggested fix.  If  v and w are the first and last voters in
> the cancellation sequence, go with the one that beats the other pairwise.
>  This compensates for the fact that the first voter v to be cancelled is
> chosen at random.

My suggestion would be that the first voter, chosen at random, isn't
actually cancelled. He remains an option for later voters, and thus may
be able to cancel a second voter down the road.

Kevin Venzke

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