[EM] STV and weighted positional methods

Jonathan Lundell jlundell at pobox.com
Sat Jan 31 23:06:21 PST 2009

On Jan 31, 2009, at 10:24 PM, Kathy Dopp wrote:

> All I know is that I tried to automate STV Minneapolis style using a
> spreadsheet and it was virtually impossible to fully automate via
> spreadsheet tables and formulas. If anyone can show me otherwise by
> creating a spreadsheet that'll automatically do any STV election
> Minneapolis style with a variable reasonable number of candidates,
> voters, and ballot styles I'd be interested.

I know what you mean. I tried to automate STV with two tin cans and a  
string, and got nowhere at all. STV sucks.

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