[EM] Proportional representation.

Richard Lung voting at ukscientists.com
Wed Aug 3 12:08:19 PDT 2016

To all,
Social choice theory seems to deny fairness of elections without an 
adequate fairness criterion. The Oxford dictionary defines fair as 
equitable, which is to say proportional. Obviously, then, according to 
social choice theory there is no fair electoral system, because its 
rules do not allow for the proportional count criterion of fairness. (It 
is based on preference voting - necessary but not sufficient - Iain 
Maclean, Democracy and New Technology.)
It recently occured to me that social choice theory is an ethnocentric 
apology for the hounding of proportional representation from some 20 
American cities.

Richard Lung.

Richard Lung.

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