Copeland winner

From electowiki

Context: Condorcet consistency - Condorcet consistent voting methods.

Condercet’s rule - if there is a Condorcet Winner (CW), then that candidate wins the election.

Otherwise, all candidates tie for the win.

But what does it mean to be as close to Condorcet Winner as possible?

Possible approach - use Copeland's Rule to identify the win-loss (WL) record.

Copeland’s Rule: the win-loss (WL) record for candidate X is

Copeland's Rule the win-loss (WL) record

The Copeland winner is the candidate that maximizes the WL.