[EM] Trees and single-winner methods

Chris Benham chrisjbenham at optusnet.com.au
Wed Mar 14 10:23:44 PDT 2007

Juho wrote:

>Here's one more election method for you to consider....
>Let's start from a Condorcet method (it doesn't matter much which  
>one). Then we allow the candidates to form groups. Each group will be  
>handled as if it was a single candidate. 

I reject this on the same grounds that I reject the "candidate 
withdrawal option" (in say IRV) and
"Asset Voting":  I am only interested in single-winner methods where the 
result is purely determined
(as far as possible) by voters voting, and not by the machinations of 

Chris Benham

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