The Dutch Electoral System on Trial

  title={The Dutch Electoral System on Trial},
  author={Henk van der Kolk and Jacques J. A. Thomassen},
  journal={Acta Politica},
As in several other countries, the electoral system in the Netherlands is a matter of dispute. The main purpose of this special issue is to assess to what extent the comparative study of electoral systems offers a solid body of knowledge on the possible effects of various proposals to change the electoral system. Such an assessment is not only useful for the ongoing discussion in the Netherlands but also produces a state-of-the-art of the comparative study of electoral systems. In this… CONTINUE READING