A comparison of cumulative voting and generalized plurality voting

  title={A comparison of cumulative voting and generalized plurality voting},
  author={Duane A. Cooper and Arthur Zillante},
  journal={Public Choice},
In market based societies consumers are able to express the intensity of their preference for an object by paying more for it. However, under some voting systems, consumers are unable to express the intensity of their preference for a candidate due to the constraint of the “one person, one vote” principle. Cumulative voting maintains the equality of the “one person, one vote” principle by allotting each voter the same number of votes, while also allowing for expression of intensity of candidate… 

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