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Strategy and Manipulation in Medieval Elections

@inproceedings{Uckelman2008StrategyAM,
  title={Strategy and Manipulation in Medieval Elections},
  author={Sara L. Uckelman and Joel Uckelman},
  year={2008}
}
There are many goals in developing electoral protocols, including a desire for a system which is transparent, in that it is clear what the rule or procedure to follow is; nonmanipulable, in that it is not in a person’s best interest to misrepresent their preferences; honest, in the sense that it elects the ‘right’ candidate; and not open to strategizing, i.e., bribery or collusion. However, these desiderata are in tension with each other: Often, transparent electoral procedures are the least… Expand
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