[EM] Fwd: [CES #15026] Re: More on MAS (version 3.0)

Andy Jennings elections at jenningsstory.com
Fri Oct 14 15:08:44 PDT 2016

On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 1:34 PM, Jameson Quinn <jameson.quinn at gmail.com>

> *Here’s how MAS works: you can give each candidate 0, 1, or 2 points. *
> *Then,** any candidate that gets a majority of 0’s is eliminated**,
> unless that would eliminate everyone.** Of the remaining candidates,
> highest score wins. *
> *Blank votes for a candidate count as 1 point in the same percentage as
> that candidate gets of 2-point votes. Otherwise, they count as 0.*

Equivalently, for each candidate, calculate the fraction of voters who gave
that candidate a 2.  It will be some number between 0 and 1.  Blank votes
for that candidate count as this real number.

Eric Sanders would be proud.  (https://groups.google.com/d/m
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