|October 21st, 2012
The payoffs are:
|You Stay Home
|You each have the hassle of voting, your candidates relative rankings are unchanged.
|They have the hassle of voting, their candiate goes up by one.
|They Stay Home
|You have the hassle of voting, your candiate goes up by one
|Both get to not vote, rankings are unchanged.
I'm not actually interested in how people would answer this; I like it as an alternate statement of the Prisoner's dilemma. Voting is 'defecting', staying home is 'cooperating'.