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The merits of a Neo-Downsian modeling of the alternative vote: A reply to Horowitz

Fraenkel, Jon; Grofman, Bernard

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In Professor Horowitz's rejoinders (2004, 2006) to Fraenkel and Grofman (2004, 2006a), he mischaracterizes our formal results, retreats from previous claims about the conditions for the alternative vote electoral system to generate centripetal outcomes, renders explicit his dubious assumptions about voter behavior in divided societies, and greatly exaggerates the global evidence in support of pro-moderation outcomes under the alternative vote. Here we respond to Horowitz's (2004), criticism in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/31826
Source: Public Choice
DOI: 10.1007/s11127-007-9156-y

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