Electing Popes: Approval Balloting and Qualified-Majority Rule

  title={Electing Popes: Approval Balloting and Qualified-Majority Rule},
  author={Josep M. Colomer and Iain McLean},
  journal={Journal of Interdisciplinary History},
  • J. Colomer, I. McLean
  • Published 1 July 1998
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Interdisciplinary History
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