Bureaucrats, Confirmed users, Administrators
2,127
edits (Created page with "User:VoteFair, does KemenyYoung have any variants that consider the possibility of an equal ranking of the candidates? For example, with 3 candidates, A, B, and C, does K...") 
m (RobLa moved page Talk:KemenyYoung Maximum Likelihood Method to Talk:Kemeny–Young method: Per discussion at Talk:VoteFair Ranking) 

(One intermediate revision by one other user not shown)  
<small>[[User:VoteFair]], does KemenyYoung have any variants that consider the possibility of an equal ranking of the candidates? For example, with 3 candidates, A, B, and C, does KemenyYoung limit itself to considering the distance scores for the rankings A>B>C, A>C>B, B>C>A, B>A>C, C>A>B, C>B>A, or could it also consider the possibility of, say, A=B>C or B=C>A?
Maybe as a concrete example of how this might make a difference, I figure if you have an example like:
: 3 C
Both A and B are weak Condorcet winners, and it seems fairly uncontroversial to say that any Condorcet method's ranking here should be A=B>C.</small>
Edit: Never mind, I found out that ties are allowed from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk%3AKemeny%E2%80%93Young_method#Ties__in_sequence_scores.
[[User:BetterVotingAdvocacyBetterVotingAdvocacy]] ([[User talk:BetterVotingAdvocacytalk]]) 22:56, 17 March 2020 (UTC)
