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. Former Series > Working Paper Series > IHS Political Science Series 142, 29 p.

[img]
Preview
Text
wp_142.pdf - Published Version

Download (1MB) | Preview
[img] Text
user agreement_grofman.pdf - Supplemental Material
Restricted to repository staff only

Download (571kB)

Abstract

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 Units: Former Research Groups (until 2017) > European Integration
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2016 06:58
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2019 16:46
ISSN: 1605-8003
URI: https://irihs.ihs.ac.at/id/eprint/4020

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item