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From: Grant Goodyear <g2boojum@g.o>
Subject: Re: Thoughts on upcoming trustee elections
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 01:03:04 -0500
Aron Griffis wrote: [Wed Apr 27 2005, 10:10:06PM CDT]
> Aron Griffis wrote:[Wed Apr 27 2005, 09:48:40PM EDT]
> > If we were to go ahead with a Condorcet election, then each voter
> > would need to rank the candidates rather than simply voting yes or no.
> 
> Ranking could be pretty simple to implement like this:
> 
> (1) Provide an executable /usr/local/bin/ballot on dev.gentoo.org that
>     would create an appropriately umasked file ~/.ballot and dump into
>     it a randomized list of the candidates.
> 
>         $ ballot --new
>         Please edit ~/.ballot, putting your first choice at the top,
>         second choice on the second line, down to your last choice on
>         the bottom line.
> 
> (2) After editing, the user would then verify they didn't screw up the
>     edit by running ballot again.
>         
>         $ ballot --check
>         Looks good!  Please leave ~/.ballot in place until after the
>         election is concluded.
> 
>             or
> 
>         $ ballot --check
>         Your ballot is missing the following candidates: ...
>         etc.
> 
> (3) When the election is finished, we'd use another script to collect
>     all the votes and generate the listing to put into the Condorcet
>     calculator.
> 
> I'd volunteer to write "ballot".

Works for me.  Thanks!

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