Monthly Archives: November 2013

What went wrong with rental voting in the 2013 German election?

By Lukas Stötzer, Steffen Zittlau & Thomas Gschwend, University of Mannheim What is the story? Rental voting is a specific form of strategic voting that occurs in proportional representation systems with stable coalitions.1 It supposes that supporters of a senior coalition party switch their vote in favour of the junior coalition partner if this junior […]

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