Tactical Voting in Plurality Elections

Abstract

How often will elections end in landslides? What is the probability for a head-to-head race? Analyzing ballot results from several large countries rather anomalous and yet unexplained distributions have been observed. We identify tactical voting as the driving ingredient for the anomalies and introduce a model to study its effect on plurality elections… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0012446

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@inproceedings{Arajo2010TacticalVI, title={Tactical Voting in Plurality Elections}, author={Nuno A. M. Ara{\'u}jo and Jos{\'e} S. Andrade and Hans J. Herrmann}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2010} }