A Runoff System Restores the Principle of Minimum Differentiation

M. Haan, B.S.I. Volkerink

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We show that the principle of minimum differentiation holds in two-round elections, for any number of candidates, regardless of the presence of entrants, or the distribution of voters' preferences.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-162
JournalEuropean Journal of Political Economy
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001

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