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  • Behind the cube rule: implications of and evidence against a fractal electoral geography 

    Maloney, John; Pearson, Bernard; Pickering, Andrew C. (Pion, 2003)
    In 1909 Parker Smith showed that the ratio of seats won by the two major parties in Britain was close to the cube of the ratio of their votes. Taagepera and Shugart argue, wrongly, that a fractal electoral map implies this. ...
  • On the membership of decision making committees 

    Bulkley, George; Pearson, Bernard; Myles, Gareth D. (Springer, 2001-01)
    The decision of a committee is determined jointly by the votingprocess it adopts and the composition of its membership. The paper analyses the process through which committee members emerge from the eligiblepopulation and ...