Electoral Systems

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  • Diamond, Larry, and Marc F. Plattner, eds. 2006. Electoral Systems and Democracy. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
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  • Herron, Erik S., Robert J. Pekkanen, and Matthew S. Shugart, eds. 2018. The Oxford Handbook of Electoral Systems. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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  • Lijphart, Arend. 1995. Electoral Systems and Party Systems: A Study of Twenty-Seven Democracies, 1945-1990. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Powell, G. Bingham, Jr. 2000. Elections as Instruments of Democracy: Majoritarian and Proportional Visions. New Haven: Yale University Press.
  • Reynolds, Andrew, Ben Reilly, and Andrew Ellis, eds. 2005. Electoral System Design: The New International IDEA Handbook. Stockholm: International IDEA. [Free PDF]
  • Rose, Richard, ed. 2000. International Encyclopedia of Elections. Washington, DC: CQ Press.
  • Sosnick, Stephen H. 2016. Which Election System is Best: A Comprehensive Comparison of World Wide Election Systems. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
  • Shugart, Matthew S., and Rein Taagepera. 2017. Votes from Seats: Logical Models of Electoral Systems. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.