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A '''Smith method''' is any voting method that it always elects a "beats-all-winner" if one exists. A "beats-all-winner" is a candidate who would beat every other candidate in the two-choice head-to-head election got by erasing every other candidate from all votes. The Smith method is generalization of [[Condorcet method]] to encompass rated methods. Warren D. Smith first formulated this definition.
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A '''Smith method''' is any voting method that it always elects a "beats-all-winner" if one exists. A "beats-all-winner" is a candidate who would beat every other candidate in the two-choice head-to-head election got by erasing every other candidate from all votes. The Smith method is a generalization of [[Condorcet method]] to encompass rated methods. Warren D. Smith first formulated this definition.

Revision as of 14:08, 8 October 2005

A Smith method is any voting method that it always elects a "beats-all-winner" if one exists. A "beats-all-winner" is a candidate who would beat every other candidate in the two-choice head-to-head election got by erasing every other candidate from all votes. The Smith method is a generalization of Condorcet method to encompass rated methods. Warren D. Smith first formulated this definition.