Re: Voting system for elections

From: Josh berkus <josh(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Ian Jackson <ijackson(at)chiark(dot)greenend(dot)org(dot)uk>, spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org
Subject: Re: Voting system for elections
Date: 2016-07-18 15:32:27
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On 07/18/2016 06:29 AM, Ian Jackson wrote:
> As has been discussed here many times previously, Condorcet is a bad
> system for multi-seat elections. Rather than electing a board whose
> composition reflects, proportionately, the views of the electorate,
> the majoritarian or consensus candidates (as applicable) will sweep
> the board.

Given SPI's history, that sounds like a feature, not a bug.

Also, generally SPI elections don't involve much in the way of published

Not saying that I love concordet, just that this doesn't feel much like
an argument for change.


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