Re: [ga] withdrawal of candidacy
Kent Crispin wrote:
>> Luckily, the instant-runoff voting system will allow any votes that people
>> may have cast for me to be redistributed to other candidates.
> The question of what to do when a candidate withdraws in the midst of
> an election is a matter of policy, not mechanism.
In most jurisdictions in the United States, as an example, the practice is
to inform the voters of the withdrawal but allow the election to proceed as
planned under the current ballot. (Of course, this practice has led to at
least one dead man being elected to a high office. :-)
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