[Election-Methods] RE : Re: Why monotonicity? (was: Smith +mono-add-top?)

daniel radetsky dradetsky at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 20:04:30 PST 2008

On Jan 10, 2008 7:46 PM, Kevin Venzke <stepjak at yahoo.fr> wrote:

> Plenty of incompatibilities have been proven at least with rank ballot
> methods.

Well, there you go.

> I doubt there's good reason to be optimistic about getting around
> many of these incompatibilities by changing the ballot type.

I think you're out to lunch. Cardinal ballot methods get around Arrow and
Gibbard, which had been interpreted as meaning "No voting method is fair."
If that's not a good reason to be optimistic, I don't know what could be.
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