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Making multicandidate elections more democratic

by Merrill, Samuel

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voting -- Mathematical models.,
  • Political science -- Decision making -- Mathematical models.,
  • Game theory.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSamuel Merrill, III.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF1001 .M47 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 149 p. :
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2396118M
    ISBN 100691077703
    LC Control Number87025856

    Voting (Cambridge University Press, ) and Making Multicandidate Elections More Democratic () and has published in a number of journals, including the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, andFile Size: KB.   He is the author (with Bernard Grofman) of A Unified Theory of Voting (Cambridge, ) and Making Multicandidate Elections More Democratic () and has published in a number of journals including the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, and the Journal of the American Statistical Association.

    “Democrats and Republicans were essentially the same party with different faces and that was why, no matter how many promises each leader made, significant change rarely transpired.” ― James Morcan, Lance Morcan, The Ninth Orphan. choice (cf. Straffin's Theozy of Voting [8], and Merrill's Making Multicandidate Elections More Democratic [7]). Attempts to extend the majoritarian principle to multicandidate elections lead to one paradox after another and eventually to Arrow's impossibility theorem. Taylor gives a .

    tics. He is the author of Making Multicandidate Elections More Democratic (Princeton University Press, ) and has published in a number of journals, including the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, Public Choice, and . A Unified Theory of Party Competition by James F. Adams, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.


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Such procedures can differ strikingly in the election outcomes they produce, the opportunities for manipulation that they create, and the nature of the. This book addresses a significant area of applied social-choice theory--the evaluation of voting procedures designed to select a single winner from a field of three or more candidates.

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Making Multicandidate Elections More Democratic Samuel Merrill Published by Princeton University Press Merrill, Samuel. Making Multicandidate Elections More by: Making Multicandidate Elections More Democratic. This book addresses a significant area of applied social-choice theory — the evaluation of voting procedures designed to select a single winner from a field of three or more candidates.

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Citation Information. INDEX (). Making Multicandidate Elections More Democratic (pp. This book addresses a significant area of applied social-choice theory—the evaluation of voting procedures designed to select a single winner from a field of three or more candidates.

Such procedures can differ strikingly in the election outcomes they produce, the opportunities for manipulation that they create, and the nature of the. CHAPTER 1. Multicandidate Elections: Choosing a Winner; CHAPTER 2.

Condorcet Efficiency; CHAPTER 3. Social-Utility Efficiency; CHAPTER 4. The Effect of Alternative Spatial Models on Condorcet and Social-Utility Efficiency; CHAPTER 5. Strategic Voting under Plurality Electoral Systems: Decisions under Uncertainty and under Risk; CHAPTER 6. Making Multicandidate Elections More Democratic This book addresses a significant area of applied social-choice theory—the evaluation of voting procedures designed to select a single winner from a field of three or more candidates.

Social utility efficiency (SUE) is a measurement of the utilitarian performance of voting methods—how likely they are to elect the candidate who best represents the voters' preferences.

It is also known as Voter Satisfaction Index (VSI) or Voter Satisfaction Efficiency (VSE). Bayesian Regret measures the same property, but inverted and non-normalized. 'Democracy Defended, by Gerry Mackie, is the latest shooting star in the political science galaxy the book contains may terrific points, as important to lawyers who think about appellate decisions, legislative intent, and voting law as to the book's intended audience.'.

Samuel Merrill: Making multicandidate elections more democratic, Princeton Univ. Press Samuel Merrill: "A comparison of efficiency of multicandidate electoral systems", Amer.

Abstract. A rational voter’s behaviour can be analysed within the framework of a standard consumer behaviour pattern: voting for candidate(s), the voter is “buying” a policy represented by candidates and maximizing his “utility” subject to a “budget constraint” given by a used voting : František Turnovec.

The book Approval Voting was Making Multicandidate Elections More Democratic, by Samuel Merrill, Princeton University Press, It seems clear to me that approval voting is the most practical and best system for single-winner elections.

Here are some more references to other perspectives. The author uses computer simulations based on models of voting behavior and reconstructions of historical elections to assess the likelihood that each multicandidate voting system meets political Author: Steven Brams.

See Brams & Fishburn's book Approval Voting pagesalso Appendix C of l's book Making Multicandidate Elections More Democratic. More generality still: If the probability that A and B are tied-for-lead instead is P AB which is now not required to be equal to P(A)P(B) [this latter expression is what would happen if the two component.

Approval voting (AV) is a voting procedure in which voters can vote for, or approve of, as many candidates as they like in multicandidate elections (i.e., those with more than two candidates).

Each candidate approved of receives one vote, and the candidate with the most votes by:. He is the author (with Bernard Grofman) of A Unified Theory of Voting (Cambridge, ) and Making Multicandidate Elections More Democratic () and has published in a number of journals including the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, and the Journal of the American Statistical by: Would Ross Perot Have Won the Presidential Election Under Approval Voting?

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