[EM] hmmm. Maybe I missed something before SF passed IRV then called it RCV?

Ken B kbearman at isd.net
Sun Jul 2 07:42:55 PDT 2017

On 7/1/2017 8:50 PM, robert bristow-johnson wrote:
> not only is Condorcet simpler than IRV, that precinct-summability that 
> Kathy mentioned is important.  Condorcet allows for transmission of 
> subtotals from precincts up to the central tabulation for the grand 
> totals.  IRV requires that a record of *every* ballot (and that 
> ballot's specific ranking) be transmitted from the precinct up to the 
> central tabulation.
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[KB]  If the central election office has only precinct subtotals but 
doesn't have every ballot (and its rankings), how would it run a recount?
   - Ken Bearman, Minneapolis MN

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