Voting system R&D (Re: 2017 update to the SPI voting algorithm for Board elections)

Jonathan McDowell noodles at
Tue Mar 7 08:39:48 UTC 2017

On Mon, Mar 06, 2017 at 08:50:09PM -0800, Josh berkus wrote:
> So in all of this discussion, I've not heard anything which seems
> terribly persuasive compared with just taking our existing system and
> fixing the problem with unranked candidates

FWIW this is already fixed; the current system supports both the old
"unranked means no preference" and the preferred "unranked means lower
preference than all ranked" and defaults to the latter.


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