[Linux-aus] AGM, Election, Name Change & Rusty Wrench Award

David Newall davidn at davidnewall.com
Sun Dec 16 04:45:52 EST 2012

On 15/12/12 19:23, Chris Neugebauer wrote:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IRV_counting_flowchart.svg
> In the case of multi-candidate elections, such as the election of
> Council members, or the name change vote, the terminating case is not
> that a candidate has a majority, but that the number of candidates
> remaining is equal to the number of seats remaining to be filled.

I'm not sure this flowchart is exactly appropriate in this instance, but 
it does cover most of the process.  For example, to change the name at 
least 75% of votes cast must support the change, not a simple majority.  

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