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Scottish local elections in 2012 show that voters have understood the STV system and are not put-off by it

Clark, Alistair (2012) Scottish local elections in 2012 show that voters have understood the STV system and are not put-off by it. British Politics and Policy at LSE (04 Oct 2012). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Alistair Clark analyses the recent Scottish local government elections and makes the case for the single tranferable vote (STV) system. Contrary to the arguments drawn by its opponents, Clark finds the system does not lower turnout, nor does it lead to a greater rejection of ballots. While there is a correlation between an increased ballot position and votes received, this result is not confined to STV.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2013 09:28
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 00:42
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/48710

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