Re: Constitutional amendment: Condorcet/Clone Proof SSDvotetallying
On Sat, May 31, 2003 at 03:29:57PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> I'm sorry, but I don't think it's reasonable to use the default option in
> a traditional Condorcet variant. Selecting a result where the majority
> would have preferred the vote to default instead of that winning is an
> unacceptable result to my mind.
I think this is a rather extreme position, since pursuing almost any
goal in an election system compromises other goals. However, since
others seem to agree with the importance of this principle (which
strikes me as superfluous), maybe it's worth it.