## Gibbard–Satterthwaite theorem | history |

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- corollary
- sketch of proof
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The strategic aspect of voting is already noticed in 1876 by Charles Dodgson, a pioneer in social choice theory, also known as ^{[8]}

This principle of voting makes an election more of a game of skill than a real test of the wishes of the electors.

During the 1950s, ^{[9]} In an article with ^{[10]} he conjectures that deterministic voting rules with at least three issues face endemic ^{[11]} This Farquarson-Dummett conjecture is proven independently by ^{[1]} Independently, Satterthwaite proves the same result in his PhD dissertation in 1973, then publishes it in a 1975 article.^{[2]} His proof is also based on ^{[4]}^{[5]}^{[6]}^{[12]}^{[13]}^{[14]}^{[15]}^{[16]}^{[17]}