Seat biases of apportionment methods for proportional representation

@inproceedings{Schuster2003SeatBO,
  title={Seat biases of apportionment methods for proportional representation},
  author={Karsten Schuster and Friedrich Pukelsheim and Mathias Drton and Norman R. Draper},
  year={2003}
}
Abstract In proportional representation systems, an important issue is whether a given apportionment method favors larger parties at the expense of smaller parties. For an arbitrary number of parties, ordered from largest to smallest by their vote counts, we calculate (apparently for the first time) the expected differences between the seat allocation and the ideal share of seats, separately for each party, as a function of district magnitude, with a particular emphasis on three traditional… CONTINUE READING
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