Principles of Electoral Reform

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INDEX
agenda manipulation 86
Allard, Crispin103n.
Arrow, Kenneth187
bias towards moderation 161
Black, Duncan52, 187
Borda, Jean-Charles de62
Borda's criterion 62-7, 69-74, 75, 79-80, 87, 109, 161, 181-3
see also electoral systems
Borda count62-6, 112
Borda score 75, 77, 80, 81, 82-3, 86, 166-7, 172, 172-3
for candidates 123, 133, 140-1, 150-5, 184, 185
for outcomes 123
restricted 155
weighted 167-73, 177
Brams, Steven J.187
British political parties 31
Conservative 133
Liberal 133, 159
Liberal Democrat vii
Labour vii, 135, 159
Churchill, Winston33
clumped votes 133, 140
coalition governments 26, 178
composite score 77-80
conditional preferences 123
Condorcet leader (winner) 49-57, 59-60, 61, 64, 66, 68, 76, 81, 82-3, 92, 94-8, 112, 116, 123, 162, 166, 181-2, 183
Condorcet, Marquis de48-9
Condorcet's criterion 49, 51, 54-5, 64, 66-7, 69-74, 75, 87, 109, 161, 181-3
Condorcet ranking 68, 108, 123
Condorcet tail 50, 91-3, 95-8, 108, 116, 141, 166
constituency principle 4, 24, 29, 33, 122, 159, 162, 175, 179
Copeland, A. H.61
Copeland's criterion 61, 66, 69, 79, 161
Copeland number 60-1, 68, 75, 183
Copeland score 61-2, 77-80, 82-3, 123
criterion for the composition of Parliament 4, 13, 19-27, 162-73
criterion for the most representative single candidate 4, 10-13, 16, 49, 51, 54-5, 60-74, 76, 80, 87-8, 109, 112, 180, 181, 183-4
criterion for the most representative candidates in a multi-member
constituency 123-4, 137, 139-40, 151-2, 157, 180, 184
democracy 31, 51, 71-2, 125, 168, 180
dictatorship 32
disproportional representation 21, 26, 30
Dodgson, Charles ( Lewis Carroll) 149, 187
Droop, H. R.127
Droop quota 127-8

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  • Title Page iii
  • To Maurice Salles v
  • Preface vii
  • Abbreviations x
  • Contents xi
  • Chapter 1 - The Dual Purpose Of Elections 1
  • Chapter 2 - How to Think About Electoral Systems 6
  • Chapter 3 - Pr and The Alternative to It 18
  • Chapter 4 - The Dual-Vote Device 28
  • Chapter 5 - Who Will Win? Who Ought to Win? 36
  • Chapter 6 - Majority Preferences 47
  • Chapter 7 - Rival Criteria 58
  • Chapter 8 - Systems Based on Criteria 75
  • Chapter 9 - The Alternative Vote 89
  • Chapter 10 - The Wasted Vote 109
  • Chapter 11 - Multi-Member Constituencies 121
  • Chapter 12 - How to Do Better Than Stv 138
  • Chapter 13 - Proportional Representation 158
  • Chapter 14 - The Principles of Electoral Reform 174
  • Further Reading 187
  • Index 191
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