[EM] Best Single-Winner Method-IBIFA vs. MJ

John john.r.moser at gmail.com
Wed Jun 12 05:26:57 PDT 2019

On Tue, Jun 11, 2019 at 10:41 PM C.Benham <cbenham at adam.com.au> wrote:

> This also means that whenever possible, the single-winner in an election
> will have received at least 50% plus one of all the citizens’ votes cast.
> No it doesn't.  Why doesn't it mean that the winner should preferably come
> from the Smith set (be the Condorcet winner or come from the smallest
> set S of candidates that pairwise beat all the outside-S candidates)?
I am more every day convinced that an election in which a single winner has
received >50% of all first-choice votes is a travesty and should be thrown

Unfortunately, policy elections are Yes/No, and submission of a single
body's policy alternatives is easily-manipulated.
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