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Women's Representation and Electoral System Reform in Papua New Guinea: The Limitations of Limited Preferential Voting

Baker, Kerryn


Papua New Guinea moved to a limited preferential voting (LPV) system prior to the 2007 national election. The shift from first‐past‐the‐post to preferential voting was intended to encourage the election of candidates with broader mandates from constituents; to reverse the trend of increasing election‐related violence; and to lead to more cooperation between candidates and voting blocs. It was also anticipated that instituting a preferential system would increase the electoral chances of female...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia & The Pacific Policy Studies
DOI: 10.1002/app5.235
Access Rights: Open Access


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