This page is to keep track of various lists of voting theorists.
Manually generated lists[edit | edit source]
This is a partial list of persons who significantly contributed to the development of voting theory.
- Kenneth Arrow- Discoverer of Arrow's impossibility theorem
- Duncan Black- Discoverer of Black's theorem.
- Jean-Charles de Borda- A discoverer of the Borda count
- Steven Brams- The leading intellectual proponent of approval voting
- Marquis de Condorcet- A discoverer of the Condorcet method
- Peter Fishburn- A leading proponent of approval voting. He and Brams commonly work together.
- Allan Gibbard- A discoverer of the Gibbard-Satterthwaite theorem.
- Thomas Hare- Discoverer of single transferable vote.
- Ramon Llull- A discoverer of the Borda count and Condorcet method.
- Mark Satterthwaite- A discoverer of the Gibbard-Satterthwaite theorem.
- Donald Saari- A leading intellectual proponent of the Borda count.
- Robert J. Weber- The scholar credited with coining the term "approval voting" to refer to approval voting in the early 1970s.
Note, there are other manually-generated lists that may have more useful information:
- wikipedia:List of game theorists
- wikipedia:List of political scientists
- wikipedia:List of political theorists
Category:Voting theorists[edit | edit source]
The list above is an incomplete list of voting theorists who are documented on electowiki (or English Wikipedia). Please see Category:Voting theorists for the list of articles on electowiki about voting theorists, or see Category:Voting theorists for the dynamically-generated list on English Wikipedia.