Mixed Electoral Systems

What is a Mixed Electoral System?
A definition of Mixed Systems

Mixed Electoral Systems

Mixed systems combine elements of different electoral systems. Generally such systems combine features of a majoritarian system with a proportional system. Such systems are usually seen to seen to combine the best of such systems and alleviate the negatives. However it may also be the case that they simply combine the faults of those systems.

Voting Systems

Proportional Representation Mixed Systems Majoritarian Systems
More representative as seats are distributed according to vote share. Combines the features of majoritarian-style systems and Proportional Representation. Systems, like FPTP, that tend to be simple but are highly disproportional.
Party List PR Additional Member System Alternative Vote
Single Transferable Vote Alternative Vote Plus Block Vote
    Borda Count
    First Past the Post
    Limited Vote
    Supplementary Vote
    Two-Round System

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