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The UK’s proportional electoral system: the single transferable vote (STV)

Dunleavy, Patrick ORCID: 0000-0002-2650-6398 (2018) The UK’s proportional electoral system: the single transferable vote (STV). In: Dunleavy, Patrick, Park, Alice and Taylor, Ros, (eds.) The UK's changing democracy: the 2018 democratic audit. Democratic Audit. LSE Press, London, UK, pp. 69-77. ISBN 9781909890466

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Abstract

Patrick Dunleavy examines the proportional (PR) electoral system now used for smaller UK elections: the Northern Ireland Assembly, and Scottish and Northern Irish local councils. How has STV fared in converting votes into seats and fostering political legitimacy, under UK political conditions? An Annex also discusses the list PR system used to elect European Parliament MEPs from 1999 to 2014, but now discontinued as a result of Brexit.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: https://press.lse.ac.uk/
Additional Information: © 2018 Democratic Audit and the individual authors © CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
Divisions: Government
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2018 14:23
Last Modified: 31 May 2022 15:39
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/90622

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