[EM] Burlington 2009 IRV election pathologies - updated web page

Brian Olson bolson at bolson.org
Mon Mar 30 08:32:47 PDT 2009

I'm late to the party, but I downloaded their vote data and ran it  
through my software and wrote up a page on it here:

I think the most important point is the fundamental failure of IRV as  
itself, not any quibbling over a bad ballot here or there.

Also, I _like_ this stuff and didn't manage to read through Warren's  
verbose pages on the topic, and I have tried to be more terse.

On Mar 29, 2009, at 5:02 PM, Warren Smith wrote:

> Bouricius and Richie ("FairVote")
> objected to the fact that many of the lies in
> their multiyear propaganda/lying campaign to mislead
> millions about IRV had been refuted by us by analysing
> IRV's pathologies in the Burlington 2009 mayoral election.
> (A lot of the FairVote lies
> are conveniently outlined in GREEN in our
> http://rangevoting.org/Burlington.html
> and
> http://rangevoting.org/BurlResponses.html
> pages; more are documented at, e.g,
> http://rangevoting.org/Irvtalk.html  .)
> Although most of their new objections were as-pathetic and  
> misleadling as
> their usuals, they did contribute one correct one.
> As a result, we have added the following "update" section to this  
> page:
> http://rangevoting.org/BurlResponses.html#update
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