[EM] Reply to Rob regarding RCV

Kristofer Munsterhjelm km_elmet at t-online.de
Sun Sep 24 15:21:34 PDT 2023

On 9/25/23 00:16, Kristofer Munsterhjelm wrote:
> On 9/24/23 23:55, Michael Ossipoff wrote:
>> Sure, I said that I prefer the Pairwise-Count Condorcet-Criterion 
>> methods, because they’re the ones that get rid of the 
>> Lesser-of-Two-Evils problem (LO2E).
>> As I said, RCV’s disadvantage is that its merit & workability depend 
>> strongly on the character of the electorate, & on the candidate-lineup.

> My point is that the giveaway incentive can indicate a deeper problem 
> that degrades the quality of the outcomes.

... although I guess such problems could be folded in under the category 
"depends on the candidate lineup". Plurality, too, could be said to do so.


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