Simple majority voting isn't special

Jerry S. Kelly

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Abstract

Simple majority voting is compared with several other representative voting systems with respect to the frequency with which various anomalies occur. Whether strong or weak preferences are used, for each anomaly type simple majority voting yields neither highest nor lowest frequencies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-20
Number of pages8
JournalMathematical Social Sciences
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1984

Keywords

  • Simple majority voting
  • maximal alternative existence
  • probability of strategyproofness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Psychology(all)
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty

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