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How Do MPs in Westminster Democracies Vote When Unconstrained by Party Discipline? A Comparison of Free Vote Patterns on Marriage Equality Legislation

Plumb, Alison

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The UK and Australian literature on free vote patterns highlights that, even under 'unwhipped' free vote circumstances, party membership remains the key predictor of MPs' voting patterns. However, analyses of free votes have focused on single parliaments

dc.contributor.authorPlumb, Alison
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T22:36:20Z
dc.identifier.issn0031-2290
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/76713
dc.description.abstractThe UK and Australian literature on free vote patterns highlights that, even under 'unwhipped' free vote circumstances, party membership remains the key predictor of MPs' voting patterns. However, analyses of free votes have focused on single parliaments
dc.publisherOxford University Press
dc.sourceParliamentary Affairs
dc.titleHow Do MPs in Westminster Democracies Vote When Unconstrained by Party Discipline? A Comparison of Free Vote Patterns on Marriage Equality Legislation
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume68
dc.date.issued2015
local.identifier.absfor160601 - Australian Government and Politics
local.identifier.ariespublicationU3488905xPUB5520
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationPlumb, Alison, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue3
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage533
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage554
local.identifier.doi10.1093/pa/gsu006
dc.date.updated2015-12-11T09:31:19Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84937438087
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