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Comment: Re:Rating voting is far from perfect (Score 1) 614

by dml_42 (#21931938) Attached to: Western-Style Voting 'A Loser'
Actually, Arrow still applies to rated voting systems. Any rating induces a linear ordering on the candidates and Arrow can be applied. So, rated voting systems cannot be perfect using the same criteria as voting systems based on ordering of candidates. I would suspect that are other criteria that are better suited for rated systems. In particular, it would be nice to replace IIRC (independence of irrelevant alternatives) with a property better suited to rated voting systems.

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