[EM] D2MAC can be much more efficient than Range Voting (corrected)

Scott Ritchie scott at open-vote.org
Wed Mar 7 21:08:56 PST 2007

On Thu, 2007-03-08 at 00:20 +0100, Jobst Heitzig wrote:
> Dear Warren,
> you wondered:
> > --WDS: Huh?
> > So suppose both ballots are "favorite A, also approved C."
> >
> > Are you claiming C wins with certainty???
> Yes, of course. Doesn't that follow from the definition of the method? 
> The set of options approved on both ballots is {A,C} of which C is the 
> most approved member.

That seems really lame.  Such a method would certainly fail to elect A
even if there was unanimous consent!

Scott Ritchie

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