The British referendum on the Alternative Vote in comparative perspective
in Direct democracy
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The chapter presents an overview of referendums on electoral reform using the 2011 British referendum on AV as a comparative case study. The chapter shows that voters, contrary to the received wisdom – are not inclined to vote no, and that there have been several examples of electoral reforms, which have been endorsed in referendums.

Direct democracy

A comparative study of the theory and practice of government by the people


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