# [EM] Fwd: XA

Forest Simmons fsimmons at pcc.edu
Fri Oct 28 15:32:02 PDT 2016

```It looks like we'll have to settle for mono-add-plump.

On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 8:56 AM, Toby Pereira <tdp201b at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> I think Chiastic Approval would fail participation, assuming I've done
> this right. Take the following ballots with scores out of 100:
>
> 2 voters: A=50, B=40
> 1 voter: A=50, B=60
>
> A would have a score of 50. B would have a score of 40.
>
Everyone gives B a score of at least 40, and only a third give B a score
> higher. Now imagine there are two extra voters and we have these ballots:
>
> 2 voters: A=50, B=40
> 1 voter: A=50, B=60
> 2 voters: A=100, B=60
>
> A still has a score of 50, but B now has a score of 60. So these two
> ballots cause B to overtake A despite them both preferring A to B.
>
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> *From:* Forest Simmons <fsimmons at pcc.edu>
>
>
> Does it satisfy Participation?
>
>
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