[EM] MN Plaintiffs Case for the Unconstitutionality of IRV/STV

Kathy Dopp kathy.dopp at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 12:57:21 PST 2009

Because STV is merely a revised IRV method, STV has all the same flaws
of IRV, plus some.

Here is a copy of the Plaintiffs Appeal doc that was submitted earlier
this week:


I might have made a stronger point about IRV/STV's unequal treatment
of ballots/voters (counting some voters' second choices, not counting
others' even when their candidate loses, the untimely way that some
voters' second choices are counted, same problems for all 3rd,...
choices - In IRV/STV the only fair round is the first one) than they
did, but I think they did a pretty good job and have an excellent
chance that the MN Supreme Court will declare IRV/STV to be
unconstitutional on the three legal grounds they mention.



Kathy Dopp

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