Compare and contrast single-member districts and proportional representation (PR). How effective is each electoral system in representing its people’s interests? How do they support the party systems around which they arose?
This discussion question focuses on elections.
Along with your textbook reading for the week, here’s some additional reading to consider about elections:
Arend Lijphart, “PR v. Single-Member Districts in States,” FairVote.org.
Please remember to use an outside source in the main post, which needs to be submitted on or before Wednesday.
Please also remember that the original post must be at least 300 words. Must use this book and outside scholarly source.