Re: Vote for Lizard People in MN?

From: Dylan Hirsch-Shell <dylanhs_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Tue Nov 25 2008 - 14:19:01 CST

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 12:14 PM, Douglas A. Kellner <
dkellner@elections.state.ny.us> wrote:

> Suppose we adopt your scheme . What if the margin is 999, or 1001? We'd
> still have the same problem.

I think he attempted to address that issue with this sentence:

> Once you accept the principle, then one can argue about the best way
> to make the odds proportional in some way (so they go smoothly to zero
> at the trigger point for the random selection).

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