A UniJied Method of Evaluating Electoral Systems and Redistricting Plans *

@inproceedings{Gelman1994AUM,
  title={A UniJied Method of Evaluating Electoral Systems and Redistricting Plans *},
  author={Andrew Gelman},
  year={1994}
}
We derive a unified statistical method with which one can produce substantially improved definitions and estimates of almost any feature of two-party electoral systems that can be defined based on district vote shares. Our single method enables one to calculate more efficient estimates, with more trustworthy assessments of their uncertainty, than each of the separate multifarious existing measures of partisan bias, electoral responsiveness, seats-votes curves, expected or predicted vote in each… CONTINUE READING
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