[EM] another example of using virtual candidates
Forest W Simmons
fsimmons at pcc.edu
Mon Mar 19 14:36:34 PDT 2007
Ballots are range with finite number of range choices.
Think of the cutoff between each range value as a virtual candidate.
List all of the candidates, virtual or not, in order of median range
While any candidate pairwise beats its immediate superior, swap the
highest such pair in the list.
Elect the highest non-virtual candidate in the modified list.
[Compare with Range Bucklin]
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