[LMB] OT: Rank(ed) Choice Voting.

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue Jun 29 23:17:24 BST 2021


I’m wondering.   If there was a candidate with a majority, then the ranked-voting wouldn’t have even come into play, right?

If not, then was the old way for a run-off election?   Which would have taken much longer?

> On Jun 29, 2021, at 2:40 PM, Karen A. Wyle <kawyle at att.net> wrote:
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> The issue is that the discard algorithm (aka throwing away some voter preference information) central to this particular (IRV) form of ranked choice voting can't be applied until all the ballots are brought together (I think). 
> Karen A. Wyle
>    On Tuesday, June 29, 2021, 04:21:00 PM EDT, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:  
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>> On Jun 29, 2021, at 12:31 PM, Harvey Fishman <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
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>> I do not like ranked choice voting!!!!! It has been a full week since the New York City Primary Election and we still do not know the winners.
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> That’s ridiculous, it shouldn’t take that long with computers.
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