lecture_4_-_ways_of_voting_and_measure_syst_effects_1.23.08

lecture_4_-_ways_of_voting_and_measure_syst_effects_1.23.08...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 1 “Fun” Trivia • Wait for it… – Make sure you raise your hand – No “points” for just shouting it out – Don’t cheat (e.g., don’t use internet or sources other than your own brain) 2 Questions? • Homework – Will explain at end of class • Next time: grade nominations 3 Ways of Voting and Measuring Some General Comments on the Lecture/Reading • Most dry lecture of the quarter – But important terms • Reading – Taagepera and Shugart written in 1989 • USSR, Poland, Taiwan, South Africa 4 Some Terms • Suffrage – Right to vote • Franchise – Right to vote • Disenfranchise/Disfranchise – Take away rights of citizenship, especially right to vote – To be “disenfranchised” • Proportional – High correlation between % of votes and seats won by parties 5 Registration • What is voter registration? • In many countries, registration is automatic • Registering to vote not always easy – Examples in U.S. past? • Poll tax • Literacy • In the U.S. (as of 2008), 7 states have same day registration: – Minnesota, Maine, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho 6 Voting Procedures • Ballot Structure • Categoric and Ordinal Ballot • Electoral Districts and Polling Precincts 7...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 25

lecture_4_-_ways_of_voting_and_measure_syst_effects_1.23.08...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online