STV again (was Re: PEP 308 vote type (was Re: Update to PEP308: if-then-else expression))

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Feb 12 17:04:05 CET 2003


In article <lXq2a.171362$0v.4748174 at news1.tin.it>,
Alex Martelli  <aleax at aleax.it> wrote:
>
>I think if you construct all cases in which approval and STV give
>different results, STV's outcome is a better match for the voters'
>collective preferences.

Not according to http://www.electionmethods.org/

If we're going to go through the rigamarole of STV, we're *definitely*
going for Condorcet, which is provably better than STV.

Note that STV == IRV (Instant Runoff Voting).
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