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Forum: USA Politics 6th August 2016, 07:08 PM
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Posted By lpetrich
I checked the calculations of my previous two...

I checked the calculations of my previous two postings, and the Condorcet victories ought to be
Cruz > Christie
Cruz > Trump
Christie > Trump
Thus making an overall order of Cruz > Christie >...
Forum: USA Politics 25th June 2016, 05:44 AM
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Posted By lpetrich
Another algorithm: the Borda count. For n...

Another algorithm: the Borda count. For n candidates, each ballot's top candidate gets n, the next one gets n-1, and so on, with the last one getting 1.

A modified version is for partially filling...
Forum: USA Politics 25th June 2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By lpetrich
As a crude approximation, the recent Republican...

As a crude approximation, the recent Republican Presidential primaries were divided among supporters of Donald Trump and supporters of anyone but him. That put the "anyone but Trump" camp in a...
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2016, 02:01 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By lpetrich
If the Republican primaries had used Instant Runoff Voting

That is an alternative to first-past-the-post and delayed runoffs. One ranks the candidates by preference, and the ballots are counted by removing the candidate with the fewest highest preferences...
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