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This outcome is a violation of a Fairness Criteria, namely the
“Monotonicity Criterion” (Criteria plural, Criterion singular)
If candidate A wins an election, and in a reelection with more (or higher
placed) votes than first, candidate A must win.
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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This document was uploaded on 03/13/2014 for the course MA 103 at N.C. State.
- Spring '08