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Daniel Carrera dcarrera at gmail.com
Thu Nov 11 09:49:45 PST 2021

On Wed, Nov 10, 2021 at 11:22 PM Forest Simmons <forest.simmons21 at gmail.com>

> If people interested in voting methods reform would take the time to
> digest these basic facts about Yee diagrams ... and then believe their own
> eyes .... they would never accept any "ranked choice voting" method unless
> it satisfied the Condorcet Criterion ... even if it had to be grafted with
> duct-tape and baling wire onto the front end of the proposed method ....
> but how much better if incorporated seamlessly!
> Pretty easy fix ... lots of bang for the nickel!

+1   :-D

I've been a fan of Condorcet for decades but I only discovered Yee diagrams
recently. I was shocked at how bad IRV is. It's shocking that a candidate
can be right at the center of the voter distribution and somehow lose.

Dr. Daniel Carrera
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Iowa State University
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