The problems with RCV’s “Majority” claim

#1: It’s false

  1. The voter ranked fewer candidates than were allowed by the ballot.
  2. The voter ranked as many candidates as they could, but the ballot didn’t have enough room to rank each of the candidates.

#2: Sometimes you get the wrong majority

#3: The concept of a majority winner isn’t all that meaningful outside of plurality elections

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I am an advocate of better voting methods which eliminate the spoiler effect, make third parties viable, and yield proportional representation.

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