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

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Fri Jan 7 14:24:52 EST 2022

On Fri, Jan 7, 2022 at 11:15 AM Richard Laager <rlaager at wiktel.com> wrote:
> 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.

Hi Richard,

Refer to my prior post in which an example of "most opposed" is
readily inferred.

Bill Herrin

William Herrin
bill at herrin.us

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