[ubuntu-studio-devel] Voting System, WAS:Re: Next project lead

Jimmy Sjölund jimmy at sjolund.se
Tue Dec 29 23:18:22 UTC 2015


On Tue, Dec 29, 2015 at 1:19 PM, Kaj Ailomaa <zequence at mousike.me> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 28, 2015, at 11:06 PM, Jimmy Sjölund wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 11:57 AM, Kaj Ailomaa <zequence at mousike.me>
> > wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > The common voting system is when each voter has one vote, and can put
> it
> > > on one candidate. The one who gets the most votes, wins (don't know the
> > > proper term for this system). This is simple and accurate if there are
> > > only two candidates. This is what Xubuntu used for their last vote,
> with
> > > only two nominees.
> > >
> >
> > I was thinking in line of majority vote, where everyone in a team get one
> > vote. With the exception that if there is a draw the current Project Lead
> > would get the casting vote.
> >
>
> The problem with this method becomes apparent when 30% vote on A, 30% on
> B and 30% on C, while all of them believe that if they're favorite does
> not win, they all would prefer D as the second choice. But, no one voted
> for D at all.
> With the condercet method, in this case, D could win.
>
> Good point. That might be an issue as we will most likely not be that many
voting.
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