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Nonpartisan elections

David M. Olson

Nonpartisan elections

a case analysis

by David M. Olson

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Published by Institute of Public Affairs, University of Texas in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Austin.
    • Subjects:
    • Elections -- Texas -- Austin.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: [96]-99.

      Statement[by] David M. Olson.
      SeriesPublic affairs series,, no. 67, Public affairs series (University of Texas. Institute of Public Affairs) ;, no. 67.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK4801 .T52 no. 67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination99 p.
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6010002M
      LC Control Number66063936
      OCLC/WorldCa1807498

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      Author Michael AlvarezIn talked about his book, [Nonpartisan Primary Election Reform: Mitigating Mischief], in which he uses several methods to evaluate the impact of California's "Top-Two" primary. Merit selection, non-partisan elections, and gubernatorial appointment: theories and evidence A. Missouri's experience under the A Missouri Plan is far from a vindication of Amerit selection. The classic study of the first 25 years of merit selection in Missouri is a book by Richard A. Watson & Rondal G. Downing, The Politics of the Bench and.


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