[ARIN-consult] Consultation on Implementing Single Transferrable Voting for ARIN Elections

Richard Laager rlaager at wiktel.com
Fri Jan 7 14:15:02 EST 2022

On 1/7/22 12:33 PM, William Herrin wrote:
> When I see a voting system like STV which allows for the election
> of the candidate most opposed by a clear majority of voters, alarm
> bells ring. It's an obviously incorrect outcome that shouldn't be
> possible.

"most opposed" isn't necessarily what's going on. For example, imagine a 
ballot with candidates that are very similar and the electorate is okay 
with all of them.


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