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> Approval voting is probably the only system that's worse than FPTP. Under approval voting, the candidate who is the least-objectionable wins, regardless of whether voters actually prefer them to other candidates.

Approval Voting performs exceptionally well as measured by Bayesian Regret.

http://scorevoting.net/BayRegsFig.html

There's also a theorem that it elects beats all winners given plausible models of voter strategy.

http://scorevoting.net/AppCW.html

Clay Shentrup Cofounder, The Center for Election Science




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