Preferred Candidate

Some articles on preferred candidate, candidate:

Issues Affecting The Single Transferable Vote - Voting System Criteria
... in turn, makes it possible under some circumstances to elect a preferred candidate by reducing his position on some of the ballots by helping elect a candidate who displaces ... However, a voter who truncates a candidate off the ballot does not harm a ranked candidate, nor is another truncated candidate helped on the ballot ... STV is also susceptible to the Alabama paradox a candidate elected in an n seat constituency may or may not be elected in the same constituency with n + 1 seats even when ...
Condorcet Method - Potential For Tactical Voting
... That is, voters can help avoid the election of a less-preferred candidate by insincerely raising the position of a more-preferred candidate on their ballot ... That is, voters can help a more-preferred candidate by insincerely lowering the position of a less-preferred candidate on their ballot ... armed with ranked choice voting, could lie to pre-election pollsters, making it impossible for Candidate A to know whether or how to bury ...

Famous quotes containing the words candidate and/or preferred:

    The candidate tells us we are the “backbone of the State,” and we know that it is true, not because we are possessed of certain endowed virtues, but because we are a majority and have the vote.
    —Federal Writers’ Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    The earlier works of a man of genius are always preferred to the newer ones, in order to prove that he is going down instead of up.
    Victor Hugo (1802–1885)