Re: supermajority options
> > Discard the election if the winner doesn't meet supermajority.
> >Perhaps, if the ballot has nondefault options with differing supermajority
> >ratios, immediately hold another election using only the options with
> >a lesser supermajority ratio. I'm leaning towards this at the moment.
> This is underspecified. Define "winner doesn't meet supermajority.".
On Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 10:24:32AM -0500, Buddha Buck wrote:
> Once that definition is made to my satisfaction, I like this option, or
> one of these two variants:
> [2a] Discard the result if the CpSSD winner doesn't meet supermajority.
> Default option (Further Discussion) wins by default. New election to
> be held after appropriate discussion period.
> [2b] Discard the result if the CpSSD winner doesn't meet supermajority.
> Hold an "instant runoff" using all the remaining options and the same
> ballots. Repeat until a winner is found.
> I used to favor [2b], but I think I like [2a] best right now.
I'm thinking a version of 2b could work quite well.
What's your reason for disliking instant runoff? [Let's assume we
only use it for cases where all options in schwartz set had a majority
requirement greater than 1:1].