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Re: Constitutional amendment: Condorcet/Clone Proof SSD vote tallying



Hello Manoj,

On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 10:31:14AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> On Tue, 20 May 2003 22:43:59 +0200, Matthias Urlichs <smurf@smurf.noris.de> said: 
> > John H. Robinson, IV wrote:
> > - 2. If the ballot has a quorum requirement R any options other
> > - than the default option which do not receive at least R votes
> > - ranking that option above the default option are dropped from
> > - consideration.
> > + 2. If the ballot has a quorum requirement R, and less then R votes
> >          are
> > + cast, the entire vote is thrown out.  The amendment may be
> >          withdrawn,
> > + or a discussion period may be resumed at the sponsor's discretion.
> 
> > I think I like this change.
> 
> 	... this amendment is superfluous, since if less than R
>  votes are cast, then no option gets R votes, so all options are
>  discarded, and the vote is invalidated anyway.

Sorry, but I think your logic here is strange.  Why do you think that
the amendment is superfluous?  Do you claim that you version and
John's version are the same?

Jochen
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