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Redistricting and representation : why competitive elections are bad for America

Author: Thomas L Brunell
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Controversies in electoral democracy and representation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Redistricting and Representation argues that competition in general elections is not the sine qua non of healthy democracy, and that it in fact contributes to the low levels of approval of Congress and its members. Brunell makes the case for a radical departure from traditional approaches to redistricting - arguing that we need to "pack" districts with as many like-minded partisans as possible, maximizing the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas L Brunell
ISBN: 9780415964524 0415964520 9780415964531 0415964539 9780203929728 0203929721
OCLC Number: 166361326
Description: ix, 145 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Theories of representation --
Voters prefer to win elections --
Traditional redistricting principles --
Why competitive elections are bad and noncompetitive elections are good --
Addressing the critiques.
Series Title: Controversies in electoral democracy and representation.
Responsibility: Thomas L. Brunell.
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