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The Failure of the Alternative Vote as a Tool for Ethnic Moderation in Fiji

Fraenkel, Jon

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In Donald Horowitz's rejoinder to Fraenkel and Grofman, he retreats from his previous claims about the desirability of alternative vote (AV), mischaracterizes our formal results, and nowhere addresses the extreme disproportionality of electoral outcomes in Fiji except to incorrectly dismiss this as due largely to malapportionment. Although he refuses to recognize the role AV played in the build-up to the overthrow of the Indian-led government in May 2000, Horowitz does acknowledge that the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/23948
Source: Comparative Political Studies
DOI: 10.1177/0010414005285035

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