Measurement of Voting Power: a Preliminary Analysis of an Historical French Electoral Episode Through Simulations

In this article we employ the theory of power indices to evaluate the respective influence of the two classes of electors in the polling method introduced by the electoral law of 29 June 1820, a method known as the law of “double vote”. We will show, using amplified model, that the voting power of “...

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Main Author: Dominique, LEPELLEY
Laurent, VIDU
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: ENSAE 2011
published in: Annales d'Economie et de Statistique no. 101; pp. 71 - 86
Data of publication: 2011
Series: Annales d'Economie et de Statistique
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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