Re: Constitutional amendment: Condorcet/Clone Proof SSD vote tallying
On Wed, 21 May 2003 10:12:52 +0200, Sven Luther <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 05:58:10PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> Scenario B:
>> Consider the case where the quorum is 45, and there have been 44
>> votes -- 23 for, 21 against. (Only one option on the ballot). I am
>> opposed to the option.
>> At this point; under my version; I can express my opinions with no
>> fear of harming my candidate. Under your amendment; if I do not
>> vote; the vote is nullified. However, if I vote against the option
>> -- the option shall win!!
> But you cannot know what the situation is, unless you have insider
> knowledge, the votes are secrets, and the results published only
> after the election is closed.
Right. Leads to a lot of soul searching -- I no longer know
whether I am helping or hurting my candidate by expressing my true
I should not be put in this position.
"Gee, Toto, I don't think we are in Kansas anymore."
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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