[EM] SARA voting: easier-to-describe MAS

Michael Ossipoff email9648742 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 23 07:05:13 PDT 2016

Could you give a brief, precise definition of center squeeze?

Michael Ossipoff
On Oct 22, 2016 3:24 PM, "Jameson Quinn" <jameson.quinn at gmail.com> wrote:

> Support Accept Reject Abstain voting works as follows:
>    - Voters can support, accept, reject, or abstain on each candidate.
>    Default is abstain.
>    - Call a candidate "acceptable" if they are rejected by 50% or less
>    and supported or accepted by over 25%. If any candidates are acceptable,
>    eliminate all who aren't.
>    - Give remaining candidates 2 points for each "support", 1 point for
>    each "accept", and half a point for each "abstain". Highest points wins.
> This moves a bit away from the Bucklin roots of MAS, but it further
> reduces the instability of cooperation in a CD scenario.
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