Electoral System in UK Law
The Electoral System
This article provides an overview of South Africa's electoral arrangements. It consists of three sections. The first sketches the historical background of the present system and some of the importa...
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The right of minorities to political participation under the Ethiopian electoral system
Broad representation of different ethnic groups has implications in stability and the quality of democracy. The right to political participation is largely realized through the electoral system of ...
The workings of the single member plurality electoral system in India and the need for reform
India uses the single member plurality system (SMPS) to elect members of the lower house of its national (federal) parliament and the state assemblies. The electoral system has remained stable desp...
Changing Biases in the Operation of the UK's Electoral System, 1950–97
The biased outcomes of recent British general elections, whereby the two main parties (Conservative and Labour) would have achieved different percentages of the seats in the House of Commons for th...
A Game Theoretic Analysis of the Republic of China's Emerging Electoral System
Despite differences in history, culture, and stages of political development, the same theoretical constructs used to study American and European political processes can be used to understand the R...
Changing the rules of the game: Determinants of successful electoral system change in Central and Eastern Europe
This article explores the conditions of successful electoral system change. It develops four hypotheses on the conditions of the successful implementation of proposals to modify electoral laws. The...
A quasi-proportional electoral system ‘only for honest men’? The hidden potential for manipulating mixed compensatory electoral systems
Mixed compensatory systems have risen in popularity in recent years. Under such systems, single-seat districts elect only the leader of the local suffrage, but the systems nevertheless produce (nea...
The Politics of Electoral Reform Abolition: The Informed Process of Israel's Return to its Previous Electoral System
This article examines the process that led to the repeal of Israeli electoral reform (1992–2001) and compares it with that of reform adoption (1987–92). The most significant difference between the ...
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