Re: Constitutional amendment: Condorcet/Clone Proof SSD vote tallying
> Raul Miller wrote:
> > You are arguing, I imagine, that [strictly speaking], "casting a vote
> > which prefers option A over all other options" when compared to "not
> > casting a ballot at all" is not an example of "voting the candidate
> > higher"?
On Thu, May 22, 2003 at 07:34:15PM +0200, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
> IMHO, that is exactly what it is an example of
> Simple reasoning: "ranking all the options the same" has the same effect as
> "not voting at all" WRT the outcome of the vote. Absent reasons to the
> contrary, it therefore should also be considered equivalent WRT the
> Monotonicity Criterion, or violation thereof, or lack thereof.
Thank you. That's pretty much what I was thinking.
It's good to have an outside expert [you] weigh in.