Seat/vote proportionality in Romanian and Spanish parliamentary elections

  title={Seat/vote proportionality in Romanian and Spanish parliamentary elections},
  author={John Charles Hickman and Chris Little},
  journal={Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans},
  pages={197 - 212}
The electoral systems used in the Romanian and Spanish Chambers of Deputies and the ethno-national social cleavages evident in the Romanian and Spanish party systems present crucial opportunities to identify the relative effects of the variables which determine deviation from seat/vote proportionality in legislative electoral systems. We will present empirical Žndings from a cross-national, constituency level analysis of the relative effects of the three variables which are likely to be… 
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