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Unformatted text preview: [The Hare System and Plurality with Runoff fail this miserably!]. 4) MAJORITY CRITERION : If an alternative receives a majority of the first-place votes, then that alternative should win. [The Borda Count fails this condition] 5) INDEPENDENCE OF IRRELEVANT ALTERNATIVES (IIA): If alternative A goes from being a loser of an election to one of the winners of a new election, then at least one voter had to reverse his or her ranking of A and the first winner. [ EVERY SYSTEM we have studied fails this criterion.]...
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- Spring '08
- Voting system, Condorcet winner criterion