# Probability of reversal in an election with more than two candidates.

Trabajos de Estadística e Investigación Operativa (1982)

- Volume: 33, Issue: 3, page 119-122
- ISSN: 0041-0241

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topRohatgi, Vijay K.. "Probability of reversal in an election with more than two candidates.." Trabajos de Estadística e Investigación Operativa 33.3 (1982): 119-122. <http://eudml.org/doc/40670>.

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abstract = {Consider an election with three candidates A1, A2 and A3. Suppose that N is the total number of votes cast of which A1 receives a1 votes, A2 receives a2 votes and A3 receives a3 = N - (a1 + a2) votes. We assume without loss of generality that a1 > a2 > a3. Suppose further that n votes are irregular or suspect. If these votes are removed it is possible that the result of the election may be reversed. Does such a possibility preclude the determination of the rightful winner without holding a new election?},

author = {Rohatgi, Vijay K.},

journal = {Trabajos de Estadística e Investigación Operativa},

keywords = {Probabilidad; Probabilidad aplicada},

language = {eng},

number = {3},

pages = {119-122},

title = {Probability of reversal in an election with more than two candidates.},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/40670},

volume = {33},

year = {1982},

}

TY - JOUR

AU - Rohatgi, Vijay K.

TI - Probability of reversal in an election with more than two candidates.

JO - Trabajos de Estadística e Investigación Operativa

PY - 1982

VL - 33

IS - 3

SP - 119

EP - 122

AB - Consider an election with three candidates A1, A2 and A3. Suppose that N is the total number of votes cast of which A1 receives a1 votes, A2 receives a2 votes and A3 receives a3 = N - (a1 + a2) votes. We assume without loss of generality that a1 > a2 > a3. Suppose further that n votes are irregular or suspect. If these votes are removed it is possible that the result of the election may be reversed. Does such a possibility preclude the determination of the rightful winner without holding a new election?

LA - eng

KW - Probabilidad; Probabilidad aplicada

UR - http://eudml.org/doc/40670

ER -

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