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Unformatted text preview: riteria(so far) This outcome is a violation of a Fairness Criteria, namely the “Monotonicity Criterion” (Criteria ­ plural, Criterion ­ singular) Monotonicity Criterion: If candidate A wins an election, and in a re­election with more (or higher placed) votes than first, candidate A must win. Majority Criterion If there exists a candidate A with >50% of the 1st place votes, candidate A must win. Others (later) : Concordet, Independence­of­Irrelevant Alternatives. These fairness criteria are how we judge a method to be “good”. When we...
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