Re: First call for vote on immediate vote under section 4.2.2
On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 04:57:46PM +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Kurt Roeckx <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2006.10.29.1613 +0100]:
> > But as far as I know, it's just the same as not voting.
> > And I'm not sure what you think an invalid vote would have as effect.
> In voting systems with a quorum, an invalid vote increases the
> number of cast votes and thus makes it less likely for an option to
> reach the quorum (which is expressed as a percentage). Please
> correct me if I am wrong.
This vote doesn't even have an quorum, according to the constitution.
> In the Condorcet system, I guess voting equally for all options has
> the same effect. Or maybe not, since I may also add to the quorum as
> the vote is valid.
As far as I know, in our voting system each option needs to reach a
quorum over the default option to be considered. The total number of
votes doesn't matter. If you vote equal or lower than the default
option, it doesn't add to the quorum.