The Probability of Conflicts in a U.S. Presidential Type Election

In a two candidate election, it might be that a candidate wins in a majority of districts while he gets less vote than his opponent in the whole country. In Social Choice Theory, this situation is known as the compound majority paradox, or the referendum paradox. Although occurrences of such paradox...

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Volume: 23
Main Author: Feix, Marc R
Lepelley, Dominique
Merlin, Vincent R
Rouet, Jean-Louis
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Berlin/Heidelberg Springer-Verlag 01.02.2004
Springer Verlag
published in: Economic theory Vol. 23; no. 2; pp. 227 - 257
ORCID: 0000-0002-5403-6602
Data of publication: 20040201
ISSN: 0938-2259
EISSN: 1432-0479
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 2004
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