from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A list of the candidates for public positions proposed by a party to be voted for.


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  • Proportional represenation and hybrid party-list/single member districts, now!

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  • In most European democracies, "party-list" systems mean, in effect, that the leader and his clique get to choose every candidate.

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  • Belgium elects its parliament under a party-list syst em, in which voters choose parties, and seats within a district are divided up among parties in proportion to percentage of votes each gets.

    Split Election in Belgium

  • She and her husband entertained lavishly and popularized the A and B party-list concept.

    Carmel Myers.

  • There is not much hope for democracy until politicians and reformers, for proportional representation, are honest enough to give the voters a transferable vote rather than confine the preference vote to an oligarchy of party-list makers.

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  • For the same district magnitude, STV-PR and any party-list PR voting system will deliver the SAME proportionality.

    We need a prime-time TV programme on electoral systems

  • The new electoral system's majoritarian focus will pull parties to the center, and although the small number of party-list seats will give third parties a bit of breathing space, albeit far less than they would like, the KMT and DPP likely will retain their dominant role.

    Changing the Vote, Voting for Change

  • This system combines representatives from 73 single-member districts (representing about 300,000 people each) and 34 seats chosen by a party-list system; each voter will tick both a candidate for his district and a party preference.

    Changing the Vote, Voting for Change

  • My proportional representation FAQ, which, among other things, talks about the differences between mixed-member proportional and pure party-list proportional representation they're both "true proportional representation", they just work differently.

    making every vote count

  • Similarly, the PPP failed to win the party-list vote convincingly, garnering 34 of 80 seats to the Democrats '33.

    Let the Party Begin


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