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The Relationship between Seats and Votes in Two-Party Systems
Notes and References
This item contains 13 references.
1Donald Stokes and Gudmund Iversen, "National Totals of Votes Cast for Democratic and Republican Candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives, 1866-1960," July, 1962, mimeo, Survey Research Center, University of Michi- gan. Congressional Directories (Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office)
2Douglas Rae, The Political Consequences of Elec- toral Laws (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1967), p. 73.
3Robert A. Dahl in A Preface to Democratic Theory (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1956), pp. 147- 149
4This reference contains 3 citations:
- D. E. Butler, The Elec- toral System in Britain Since 1918 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, Second ed., 1963), p. 196
- Duncan MacRae, "Models of Legislative Representation," mimeo, Uni- versity of Chicago, 1969.
- Albert H. Bowker and Gerald J. Lieberman, Engineering Statistics (Engle- wood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1959), p. 253
5Robert G. Dixon, Jr., "The Court, The People, and 'One Man, One Vote,'" in Reapportionment in the 1970s, ed. Nelson W. Polsby (Berkeley: Univer- sity of California Press, 1971), p. 13.
6This reference contains 2 citations:
- M. G. Kendall and A. Stuart, "The Law of Cubic Proportions in Electoral Results," British Jour- nal of Sociology, 1 (September, 1950), 183-197
- Ken- dall and Stuart, "La Loi du Cube dans les Elections Britanniques," Revue Française de Science Politique, 2 (April-June, 1952), 270-276.
7This reference contains 6 citations:
- D. E. Butler, The British General Election of 1951 (London: Macmillan, 1952), pp. 275-276
- James G. March, "Party Legislative Representation as a Func- tion of Election Results," Public Opinion Quarterly, 11 (Winter, 1957-58), 521-542
- "Electoral Facts," The Economist, January 7, 1950, 5-7
- Terrence H. Qualter, "Seats and Votes: An Application of the Cube Law to the Canadian Electoral System," Ca- nadian Journal of Political Science, 1 (September, 1968), 336-344.
- Samuel J. Eldersveld, "Polling Results and Prediction Techniques in the British General Election of 1950," in James K. Pollock, British Elec- tion Studies (Ann Arbor: George Wahr Publishing Co., 1951), pp. 75-78
- Ralph H. Brookes, "Legislative Representation and Party Vote in New Zealand: Reflections on the March Analysis," Public Opinion Quarterly, 23 (Summer, 1954), 288-291.
8Henri Thiel, "The Cube Law Revisited," Journal of the American Statistical Association, 65 (September, 1970), 1213-1219.
9David Butler and Donald Stokes discuss the issue in detail in Political Change in Britain (London: Macmillan, 1969), pp. 303-312.
10This reference contains 2 citations:
- David Sankoff and Koula Mellos, "The Swing Ratio and Game Theory," American Political Sci- ence Review, 66 (June, 1972), 551-554.
- Richard E. Quandt, "A Sto- chastic Model of Elections in Two-Party Systems," un- published manuscript, Princeton, 1972.
11Henri Thiel, Prin- ciples of Econometrics (New York: John Wiley, 1971), pp. 632-636.
12Donald E. Stokes, "Parties and the Nationaliza- tion of Electoral Forces," in The American Party Sys- tems, ed. William N. Chambers and Walter Dean Burn- ham (New York: Oxford University Press, 1968), 182-202.
13This reference contains 2 citations:
- Stokes; Nelson W. Polsby, "The Institu- tionalization of the U.S. House of Representatives," American Political Science Review, 62 (March, 1968), 144-168
- David R. Mayhew, "Con- gressional Representation: Theory and Practice in Drawing the Districts," in Reapportionment in the 1970s, ed. Nelson W. Polsby, pp. 249-290.