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