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Stability in Voting

Michael Dummett and Robin Farquharson
Econometrica
Vol. 29, No. 1 (Jan., 1961), pp. 33-43
Published by: The Econometric Society
DOI: 10.2307/1907685
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1907685
Page Count: 11
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Stability in Voting
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Abstract

Voting is presented as an n-person majority game, in which preferences are ordinal. A condition on the preferences, substantially weaker than one postulated by D. Black, is shown to be sufficient for "stability" in such games.

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