Short-term Deviations from Simple Majority Voting
AbstractI discuss instances where a committee wants to deviate from the simple majority rule by adopting an alternative voting scheme for two consecutive binary ballots. The alternative voting rule, called Minority Voting as an Exception (MVE), works as follows: In the first ballot a b-majority rule is used, where b
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Date of creation: Jul 2009
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voting; minority; communal politics;
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