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What’s the best voting method?

There is no best voting method. You can always find a specific situation where a given voting method produces the wrong result. However, whereas in general there is no perfect voting method, in practice there are voting methods that can be worse or better for you and your organization. Here are a few suggestions to […]

Condorcet voting

The Condorcet method is the most sophisticated voting method. Here, we will just give an informal description and a few examples. Condorcet method is a pairwise election method where each candidate runs against all the others separately, and one counts the “defeats” X/Y, i.e. the number of times candidates X beats candidates Y versus the […]

Website Structured Data Testing Tool

“Structured data markup” is a standard way to annotate web content so machines can understand it. When your pages include markup for structured data, search engines (specially Google) can use that data to index your content better, present it more prominently in search results, and surface it in new experiences like voice answers, maps, and […]

Shortcomings of the Condorcet Voting method

Condorcet Voting is probably the soundest ordinal method available today and it is favoured by many academics. Nevertheless it has its own shortcomings users should be aware of. The Condorcet voting method is rather complex, difficult to explain and to grasp. Also, PARTECS™ does not implement its simplest version, Plain Condorcet, but implements the SSD […]