Electoral Systems

Paradoxes, Assumptions, and Procedures

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ISBN: 978-3-642-20440-1 (Print) 978-3-642-20441-8 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Representative Electoral Systems Underlying Assumptions and Decision Rules

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-9

      The Underlying Assumptions of Electoral Systems

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      Pages 11-15

      Some Informal Remarks on Devising a “Fair” Decision-Making Rule for Representative Assemblies

  3. Paradoxes Afflicting Electoral Procedures and Their Expected Probability

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-91

      Review of Paradoxes Afflicting Procedures for Electing a Single Candidate

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      Pages 93-127

      Election Inversions by the U.S. Electoral College

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      Pages 129-150

      Which Voting Rule Minimizes the Probability of the Referendum Paradox? Lessons from French Data

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      Pages 151-171

      A Gentle Combination of Plurality Vote and Proportional Representation for Bundestag Elections

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      Pages 173-199

      The Value of Research Based on Simple Assumptions about Voters’ Preferences

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      Pages 201-216

      The Impact of Group Coherence on the Condorcet Ranking Efficiency of Voting Rules

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      Pages 217-251

      Modeling the Outcomes of Vote-Casting in Actual Elections

  4. Theory and Practice – Additional Considerations in Selecting a Voting Procedure

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 253-253

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      Pages 255-274

      On the Relevance of Theoretical Results to Voting System Choice

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      Pages 275-303

      Putting Paradoxes into Perspective: in Defence of the Alternative Vote

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      Pages 305-326

      Approval Balloting for Fixed-Size Committees

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      Pages 327-351

      And the Loser Is… Plurality Voting