Local Government Election Practices: A Handbook for Public Officials and Citizens
- Publish Date: 1998-12-13
- Binding: Hardcover
The book provides an introduction to local election practices, a review of traditional election methods, and a discussion of future issues, potential solutions, and implications regarding local elections. Complete details are given for such practices as the ward system, at-large plurality system, combined system, limited voting, cumulative voting, proportional representation, and alternative voting, and their myriad variations. Two appendices detail the National Civic League's suggested election guidelines.