The original Borda count and partial voting

@article{Emerson2013TheOB,
  title={The original Borda count and partial voting},
  author={P. Emerson},
  journal={Social Choice and Welfare},
  year={2013},
  volume={40},
  pages={353-358}
}
  • P. Emerson
  • Published 2013
  • Computer Science, Economics
  • Social Choice and Welfare
In a Borda count, bc, M. de Borda suggested the last preference cast should receive 1 point, the voter’s penultimate ranking should get 2 points, and so on. Today, however, points are often awarded to (first, second,..., last) preferences cast as per (n, n−1, ..., 1) or more frequently, (n −1, n−2,..., 0). If partial voting is allowed, and if a first preference is to be given n or n − 1 points regardless of how many preferences the voter casts, he/she will be incentivised to rank only one… Expand

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