[maemo-community] STV voting strategy

From: Andrew Flegg andrew at bleb.org
Date: Fri Mar 20 15:14:16 EET 2009
On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 1:07 PM, Graham Cobb <g+770 at cobb.uk.net> wrote:
> Congratulations to our new council and commiserations to those who did
> not get elected.  Thanks for standing -- I would have been happy for any
> of you to have served.

Agreed. Indeed, if some of the later declarations came in earlier I
may not have stood to give some fresh blood a chance (although I was
first to declare, so hmm).

> My thought process was to pick my favourite candidate and give him 1.
> Then consider how I would have voted if he had not been standing.  The
> favourite from that process got 2.  Etc.  I would stop when there was no
> one left for whom I would bother to cast a vote.

I *much* prefer your explanation (it's also probably closer to what I
actually was thinking, too). Thanks.



Andrew Flegg -- mailto:andrew at bleb.org  |  http://www.bleb.org/
Maemo Community Council member

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