Compulsory Voting in Belgium

  title={Compulsory Voting in Belgium},
  author={A. Nerincx},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={87 - 90}
  • A. Nerincx
  • Published 1 September 1901
  • Political Science
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
With the institution of the plural vote and the compulsory vote, established in 1893, and of proportional representation, adopted in 1899. the system of a practically universal su$rage as applied in the little kingdom of Belgium has reached a standard of intelligent organization as yet unequaled in any other country. The principles of the whole organization which is more intricate in its appearance than in reality, the operation of the system and its justification alike from a theoretical point… 

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