Should social network structure be taken into account in elections?


Journal Article

If the social network structure among the voters in an election is known, how should this be taken into account by the voting rule? In this brief article, I argue, via the maximum likelihood approach to voting, that it is optimal to ignore the social network structure altogether-one person, one vote. © 2011 Elsevier B.V.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Conitzer, V

Published Date

  • July 1, 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 64 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 100 - 102

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0165-4896

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.mathsocsci.2011.03.006

Citation Source

  • Scopus