Re: The trouble with triples. (Was Three ballot...

From: <dr-jekyll_at_att_dot_net>
Date: Wed Sep 27 2006 - 20:18:57 CDT

Right you are. I realized it after I sent the email. If someone is twisting my arm to vote for Alex and I want to vote for Bob, I can vote for Bob on ballots 1 & 2 and vote the double-bubble ballot for Alex and Carol. The double-ballot ballot doesn't have the significance I thought it did.

BTW -- Your write-up is excellent.

--
Kurt 
This email sent using 100% 
recycled electrons.
-------------- Original message from charlie strauss <cems@earthlink.net>: -------------- 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message----- 
> >From: dr-jekyll@att.net 
> >Sent: Sep 27, 2006 2:03 PM 
> >To: Open Voting Consortium discussion list , 
> ovc-discuss@listman.sonic.net 
> >Cc: Jerry Lobdill , Kurt Hyde 
> >Subject: Re: [OVC-discuss] The trouble with triples. (Was Three ballot... 
> > 
> >Thank you both Charlie and Jerry, 
> > 
> >Charlie, you're right. The 3 ballots do not need to be cast together. It says 
> they are split in Sec 3.4. Of course, all 3 must be cast and be unaltered. 
> > 
> >I have below a sample election with 4 voters and a manual recount of the paper 
> ballots. Note how the vote that counts must be paired with another vote on the 
> same ballot. According Section 3.3, the voter "may choose arbitrarily which two 
> bubbles in that row to fill in." There might a hole that allows for some degree 
> of verification for chain voting. 
> 
> There defintely is. I mention this in the write-up I sent. 
> 
> 
> _______________________________________________ 
> OVC-discuss mailing list 
> OVC-discuss@listman.sonic.net 
> http://lists.sonic.net/mailman/listinfo/ovc-discuss 

_______________________________________________
OVC-discuss mailing list
OVC-discuss@listman.sonic.net
http://lists.sonic.net/mailman/listinfo/ovc-discuss

==================================================================
= The content of this message, with the exception of any external
= quotations under fair use, are released to the Public Domain
==================================================================
Received on Sat Sep 30 23:17:07 2006

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Sat Sep 30 2006 - 23:17:08 CDT