Simple majority voting isn't special

Jerry S. Kelly

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

2 Scopus citations


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
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1984


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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • General Social Sciences
  • General Psychology
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty


Dive into the research topics of 'Simple majority voting isn't special'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this