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Re: First call for vote on immediate vote under section 4.2.2

also sprach Kurt Roeckx <kurt@roeckx.be> [2006.10.29.1736 +0100]:
> > 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.

Thanks for pointing this out; I have not memorised the constitution,
and better things to do these days than to wade through thousands of
mails about this stuff, or to analyse legal documents.

> > 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.

So is there a difference between not voting and voting all options

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