Majority Measures

  title={Majority Measures},
  author={Michel Balinski},
The validity of majority rule in an election with but two candidates— and of Condorcet consistency—is challenged. Axioms based on measures— paralleling those of K. O. May characterizing majority rule for two candidates that are based on comparisons—lead to another method. It is unique in agreeing with the majority rule when the electorate is “polarized” and… CONTINUE READING

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