Senior Project Advisor
Electoral systems, Minority voters
This study compares candidate and organizational activity in U.S. local elections under cumulative voting, districting, and at-large electoral arrangements. Candidates' campaign activities and their evaluations of their electoral system were measured with a mail survey conducted in the spring and summer of 1996 and winter of 1997. Preliminary results indicate that electoral systems have a negligible impact on the ways in which candidates contest elections.
Sulkin, Tracy, "Do Electoral Systems Matter?: Candidate and Organizational Activity in U.S. Local Elections Under Cumulative Voting, Districting, and At-Large" (1997). WWU Honors College Senior Projects. 314.
Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
Local elections--United States; Voting--United States; Minorities--Political activity--United States; Representative government and representation--United States; Election districts--United States; Apportionment (Election law)--United States
student projects; term papers
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