Electoral Systems

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  • Amy, Douglas J. 2000. Behind the Ballot Box: A Citizen’s Guide to Voting Systems. Westport, CT: Praeger.
  • Bickerstaff, Steve. 2020. Election Systems and Gerrymandering Worldwide. Springer.
  • Bogdanor, Vernon, and David Butler, eds. 1983. Democracy and Elections: Electoral Systems and Their Political Consequences. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Colomer, Josep M., ed. 2004. Handbook of Electoral System Choice. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Cox, Gary W. 1997. Making Votes Count: Strategic Coordination in the World’s Electoral Systems. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Diamond, Larry, and Marc F. Plattner, eds. 2006. Electoral Systems and Democracy. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Duverger, Maurice. 1959. Political Parties: Their Organization and Activity in the Modern State. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Ezrow, Lawrence. 2010. Linking Citizens and Parties: How Electoral Systems Matter for Political Representation. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Farrell, David M. 2011. Electoral Systems: A Comparative Introduction. London: Red Globe Press.
  • Grofman, Bernard, and Arend Lijphart, eds. 2003. Electoral Laws and Their Political Consequences. New York: Algora.
  • Herron, Erik S., Robert J. Pekkanen, and Matthew S. Shugart, eds. 2018. The Oxford Handbook of Electoral Systems. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Htun, Mala, and G. Bingham Powell, Jr., eds. 2013. Political Science, Electoral Rules, and Democratic Governance. Washington, DC: American Political Science Association. [PDF]
  • Katz, Richard S. 1980. A Theory of Parties and Electoral Systems. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter. 2009. The Comparative Study of Electoral Systems. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Lijphart, Arend. 1995. Electoral Systems and Party Systems: A Study of Twenty-Seven Democracies, 1945-1990. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Lijphart, Arend, and Bernard Grofman. 1984. Choosing and Electoral System: Issues and Alternatives. New York: Praeger.
  • Moser, Robert G., and Ethan Scheiner. 2012. Electoral Systems and Political Context: How the Effects of Rules Vary Across New and Established Democracies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Norris, Pippa. 2004. Electoral Engineering: Voting Rules and Political Behavior. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Pilon, Dennis. 2013. Wrestling with Democracy: Voting Systems as Politics in the Twentieth-Century West. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Powell, G. Bingham, Jr. 2000. Elections as Instruments of Democracy: Majoritarian and Proportional Visions. New Haven: Yale University Press.
  • Pukelsheim, Friedrich. 2017. Proportional Representation: Apportionment Methods and Their Applications. Springer.
  • Rae, Douglas W. 1971. The Political Consequences of Electoral Laws. 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. [PDF]
  • Rose, Richard, ed. 2000. International Encyclopedia of Elections. Washington, DC: CQ Press.
  • Shugart, Matthew S., and Rein Taagepera. 2017. Votes from Seats: Logical Models of Electoral Systems. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Taagepera, Rein. 2007. Predicting Party Sizes: The Logic of Simple Electoral Systems. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Taagepera, Rein, and Matthew S. Shugart. 1989. Seats and Votes: The Effects and Determinants of Electoral Systems. New Haven: Yale University Press.
  • Thomassen, Jacques, ed. 2014. Elections and Democracy: Representation and Accountability. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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