openstv-run-election man page

OpenSTV — Single Transferable Vote and Instant Runoff Voting Software

Synopsis

openstv-run-election [OPTION] METHOD BALLOT_FILE

Description

Runs an election for a given METHOD and BALLOT_FILE. Results are printed to the standard output. The following methods are available:

Approval
Borda
Bucklin
CambridgeSTV
Condorcet
Coombs
ERS97STV
FTSTV
GPCA2000STV
IRV
MeekNZSTV
MeekQXSTV
MeekSTV
MinneapolisSTV
NIrelandSTV
QPQ
RTSTV
SNTV
ScottishSTV
SuppVote
WarrenQXSTV
WarrenSTV

Options

-p PREC
Override default precision (in digits).
-r FORMAT
Report format: CsvReport, HtmlReport, MinimalReport, TextReport or YamlReport
-t TIEBREAK
Strong tie-break method: random (default), alpha or index
-w WEAKTIE
Weak tie-break method: method-default (default), strong, forward or backward
-s SEATS
Number of seats (for text-format ballot files).
-P
Profile and send output to profile.out
-x NUM
Specify repeat count (for profiling).

See Also

Homepage: http://www.openstv.org/

Author

This manual page was written by Severin Heiniger <severinheiniger@gmail.com> for the Debian system (but may be used by others).

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.

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November 2010 1.7