Iterated Voting Harms the Democracy

By iterated voting I mean voting on the same issue in more than one session. Iterated voting is a loophole in the democratic system, so it aims for a reform. The majority decision fails if people are voting several times in the same issue, as shown in the theoretical example below. The majority convince the minority to join their opinion in the next session, and the result is that a minority can win influence. Manipulation is not that obvious in practice, but it exist in every political council because people can do it.

iterated-voting

When Bill Clinton was asked why he had an affair with miss Lewinsky at last he told the truth: “Because I could”. One source of political corruption and power abuse is that we realize a possibility when is shows up. Humanity works this way, that’s why we must try to construct a democratic system with rules impossible to manipulate and misuse.

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