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Unformatted text preview: • PR system o Interest aggregation at level of cabinet o Importance of dist. Magnitude o Open v. closed lists o Thresholds • Hybrid Systems o Mixed member proportional o Multimember o Single transferable vote PR Systems • Austria • Israel o No threshold o A lot of little parties • Poland o No threshold o A lot of parties • Turkey • Brazil o Open list No party discipline • Chile o Different 3 traditional blocs system made to create 2 blocs in 2-person districts, second seat will go to leading party leads to instability • New Zealand o Had Westminster system o Moved to MMP in 1996 o 2005 a lot of parties all governments must rule by coalition • Mexico o One party system The PRI o New system Moves more toward a PR system o PRI and IFE now...
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- Spring '11
- Government, Plurality voting system, Proportional representation, transferable vote PR, senate Unified Government, opposition party controls