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Voter satisfaction and electoral systems: Does preferential voting in candidate-centered systems make a difference?

Farrell, David M; McAllister, Ian


Over the years, many scholars have examined the relationship between electoral systems and measures of voter satisfaction with democracy. The tendency in these studies has been to explore the traditional Proportional Representation/non-Proportional-Representation dichotomy, assessing whether more proportional systems produce higher levels of satisfaction. This article examines another dimension of electoral system variation - namely the degree to which the ballot structure incorporates ordinal,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: European Journal of Political Research
DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2006.00633.x


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