The Electoral Authoritarian’s Subtle Toolkit: Evidence from Singapore

Tan, Netina and Grofman, Bernard (July 2016) The Electoral Authoritarian’s Subtle Toolkit: Evidence from Singapore. IHS Political Science Series 142, 29 p.

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Table of Contents:

Introduction
Parliamentary Elections in Singapore
Key Arguments
- Changing Ethnic Electoral Geography Through Ethnic Housing Quotas
- Effects of Manipulating District Magnitudes
- Specific Electoral Boundary Manipulation
- Electoral Secrecy
- Malapportionment
Conclusion: Electoral Rules and Gerrymandering to Preserve Dominant Parties
Looking to the future

Item Type: IHS Series
Keywords: Electoral autocracy, apportionment, redistricting, electoral manipulation, seats-votes relationship, gerrymandering, partisan bias, electoral geography
Research Groups: European Integration
Status: Published
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2016 06:58
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2017 10:44
URI: http://irihs.ihs.ac.at/id/eprint/4020

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