Elections in Australia, Ireland, and Malta under the Single Transferable Vote: Reflections on an Embedded Institution

  title={Elections in Australia, Ireland, and Malta under the Single Transferable Vote: Reflections on an Embedded Institution},
  author={Shaun Bowler and Bernard Grofman},
  journal={Public Choice},
The Single Transferable Vote, or STV, is often seen in very positive terms by electoral reformers, yet relatively little is known about its actual workings beyond one or two specific settings. This book gathers leading experts on STV from around the world to discuss the examples they know best, and represents the first systematic cross-national study of STV. Furthermore, the contributors collectively build an understanding of electoral systems as institutions embedded within a wider social and… 
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