Strategic Voting in Post-Communist Democracy ?

  title={Strategic Voting in Post-Communist Democracy ?},
  author={RAYMOND M. DUCH},
  • Published 2001
The absence of strategic voting in new democracies represents a potential threat to democratic consolidation because it could inhibit the development of a stable party system. Yet can we expect that citizens in new democracies have developed the skills associated with strategic voting in democratic elections? Based on evidence from Hungary, a post-communist democracy, this article suggests that citizens in new democracies respond to strategic voting situations in a fashion consistent with… CONTINUE READING

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