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In some elections, getting elected may be as simple as having a Brown next to a Blair on the same ballot sheet

Marsh, Michael (2011) In some elections, getting elected may be as simple as having a Brown next to a Blair on the same ballot sheet. British Politics and Policy at LSE (11 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Pairing Brown with Blair on a ballot paper might have been unthinkable for the Labour party, yet Michael Marsh, looking at the case of Ireland’s preference voting PR system, illustrates that the choices voters are faced with in the ballot box may play a stronger role in their choice of candidates than either their political knowledge or party loyalty and interest.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2011 16:58
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/39292/

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