Re: Election: I was wondering...

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Fri Nov 10 2000 - 06:56:39 MST

From: Brian Atkins <>

>Brian you might be interested in reading this regarding how the
>electoral college can be proved using math to be "better" than a
>simple majority style election:


I didn't find anything there that "proved" that. The only thing I
found was an explanation on how the electoral system prevents one
kind of vote fraud, and the direct admission that under the
electoral system it is the STATE that elects the president.

When I ran into the "If you don't like our system move to Russia"
part I left.

Some years ago I read a paper on the mathmatical faults of
democracy, I think I'll go look for that instead.

Thanks for the input though.... ;)


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