IRV favorite-betrayal example featuring a "Condorcet cycle"

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#voters Their Vote
8 B>C>A
6 C>A>B
5 A>B>C

In this 19-voter IRV election (containing, for those who care, a "Condorcet cycle") the winner is B.

But if the six C>A>B voters insincerely switch to A>C>B ("betraying their favorite" C) then the "lesser evil" A becomes the winner under all these voting systems (and is the Condorcet-winner), which in their view is a better election result.

Lying paid. The betrayal worked.

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