TITLE

THE HARE VOTING SYSTEM IS INCONSISTENT

AUTHOR(S)
Doron, Gideon
PUB. DATE
June 1979
SOURCE
Political Studies;Jun79, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p283
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Demonstrates the inconsistency of the Hare System, a proportional representation scheme of the type used in the elections for the parliament in the Republic of Ireland, for the senates in Australia and South Africa, and in numerous local and academic institutions in Europe and the U.S. Failure of the voting system to meet the condition that if one receives most of the votes in two separate groups, he or she should also receive most of the votes from the combined group; Variations of the Hare System; Major steps for selecting candidate under the Hare System of voting; Plurality-type voting system.
ACCESSION #
14350055

 

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