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Mixed Electoral Systems

Contamination and Its Consequences

by Federico Ferrara

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elections & referenda,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Political Science,
  • Elections,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Representative government and representation,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Political Process - Elections,
  • Political Science / Foreign Legal Systems,
  • Comparative government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400654M
    ISBN 101403970971
    ISBN 109781403970978

    Designed to sit along the set, Electoral Behaviour, this collection brings together leading electoral systems experts from either side of the last 25 years have seen this initially underdeveloped discipline in political science grow exponentially in level and range of output. Reformers have promoted mixed-member electoral systems as the "best of both worlds." In this volume, internationally recognized political scientists evaluate the ways in which the introduction of a mixed-member electoral system affects the configuration of .

      Electoral Systems examines the six principal types of electoral systems currently in use in more than 50 of the world's democracies: single member plurality, alternative vote, two-round systems, list, single transferable vote, and the currently fashionable "mixed" systems. A common format is adopted throughout, dealing with explanations of how the system operates /5. Mixed-member electoral systems may well be the electoral reform of the 21st century, much as proportional representation (PR) was in the 20th century. In the view of many electoral reformers, mixed-member systems offer the best of both the traditional British single-seat district system and PR systems. This book seeks to evaluate: why mixed /5(4).

    Book Description: Reformers have promoted mixed-member electoral systems as the "best of both worlds." In this volume, internationally recognized political scientists evaluate the ways in which the introduction of a mixed-member electoral system affects the configuration of . This book directly addresses how mixed electoral systems—a novel and increasingly important species of electoral institutions—affect the behavior of parties, voters, candidates, and legislators. It fits into a rich genealogy of scholarly research that stretches across : Federico Ferrara, Erik S. Herron, Misa Nishikawa.


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Mixed Electoral Systems by Federico Ferrara Download PDF EPUB FB2

'Mixed Electoral Systems is the first cross-national study of the combined Single Member District and List Proportional Representation systems. The authors demonstrate that the mixed system is not uniform and its governance consequences are dependent upon several variables. This outstanding book concludes with a research agenda for scholars to Cited by: Mixed‐member electoral systems are described as a mixture of two principles of electoral system design: majoritarian systems, which usually have single‐seat districts with plurality rule and tend to give greater representation to the two parties that receive the most votes; and proportional systems, which have multi‐seat districts, usually with party lists, and typically produce.

- ;Mixed-member electoral systems may well be the electoral reform of the 21st century. In the view of many electoral reformers, mixed-member systems offer the best of both the traditional British single-seat district system and PR systems.

This book seeks to evaluate: why mixed-member systems have recently appealed to many countries with /5(5). Using election returns, public opinion surveys, and legislative roll-call data from many mixed systems in every world region, the authors show that contamination systematically affects party strategy, voting behaviour, legislative cohesion and overall structure of partisan competition.

Mixed-member electoral systems may well be the electoral reform of the 21st century, much as proportional representation (PR) was in the 20th century. In the view of many electoral reformers, mixed-member systems offer the best of both the traditional British single-seat district system and PR systems.

Mixed Electoral Systems book book seeks to evaluate: why mixed-member systems. ‎Mixed-member electoral systems may well be the electoral reform of the 21st century. In the view of many electoral reformers, mixed systems offer the best of both the traditional British single-seat district system and PR systems.

This book seeks to. Mixed-member proportional (MMP) representation is a mixed electoral system in which voters get two votes: one to decide the representative for their single-seat constituency, and one for a political in the legislature are filled firstly by the successful constituency candidates, and secondly, by party candidates based on the percentage of nationwide or region-wide.

The book examines electoral behavior and outcomes in countries that use 'mixed-member' electoral systems – where voters cast one ballot for a party list under proportional representation (PR) and one for a candidate in a single member district (SMD). 'Mixed Electoral Systems is the first cross-national study of the combined Single Member District and List Proportional Representation systems.

The authors demonstrate that the mixed system is not uniform and its governance consequences are dependent upon several variables. This book seeks to evaluate: why mixed-member systems have recently appealed to many countries with diverse electoral histories; and how well expectations for these systems have been met.

Each major country, which has adopted a mixed system thus, has two chapters in this book, one onorigins and one on consequences. There are hundreds of electoral systems currently in use and many more permutations on each form, but for the sake of simplicity we have categorized electoral systems into three broad families, the plurality-majority, the semi-pro-portional, and the proportional.

Within these we have nine “sub-families”: FirstFile Size: 1MB. Get this from a library. Mixed electoral systems: contamination and its consequences.

[Federico Ferrara; Erik S Herron; Misa Nishikawa] -- "No institution exerts a greater effect on politics than electoral rules.

The adoption of mixed electoral systems worldwide has led scholars to conclude that they reflect the "best of both worlds.".

Mixed electoral systems have attracted minimal systematic attention from scholars. Recent developments warrant reconsideration. With the spread of democratization since the late s and the reforms introduced in some established democracies, more and more electoral systems, despite the differences that exist between them, are referred to as by:   The book concentrates on the real world 'politics', as well as the 'political science' of electoral systems.

The book will be of interest to those concerned with the practical political business of electoral reform. The book contains a wealth of evidence about the performance of various kinds of proportional representation and of non-PR systems.

The design of electoral systems is a vital component of these processes. It cannot be considered in isolation from the wider context of constitutional and institutional design. Unlike most other mixed electoral systems, Mexican voters do not cast a separate ballot for deputies elected in the PR tier, and therefore seat allocation is based purely on the number of.

The book seeks to evaluate why mixed‐member systems have recently appealed to many countries with diverse electoral histories, and how well expectations for these systems have been met.

Consequently, each major country that has adopted a mixed system has two chapters, one on origins and one on consequences. Mixed Systems • Possible to mix different electoral systems (PR with plurality, PR with majority, plurality with majority) • Usually PR with majority or plurality. Mixed System 3 (main) ways to File Size: KB.

He has published research in the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, World Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Electoral Studies, and other journals, and two books: Mixed Electoral Systems: Contamination and its Consequences (with Federico Ferrara and Misa Nishikawa) and Elections and Democracy after Communism.

direct elections, from unanimity to majority rule, and from the latter to mixed systems and to proportional representation (in other words, towards large assemblies, districts and quota rules).Author: Josep Colomer. The Handbook of Electoral System Choice - Ebook written by J. Colomer.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Handbook of Electoral System Choice.Electoral Systems and Political Context illustrates how political and social context conditions the effects of electoral rules.

The book examines electoral behavior and outcomes in countries that use 'mixed-member' electoral systems – where voters cast one ballot for a party list under proportional representation (PR) and one for a candidate in a single member district (SMD).Cited by: This book evaluates why mixed-member systems have recently appealed to many countries with diverse electoral histories, and how well expectations for these systems have been met.

Each major country that has adopted a mixed system is given two chapters, one on origins and one on consequences. The countries examined are Germany, New Zealand, Italy, Israel, Japan.