Party Systems

Some articles on party systems, party system, system, party:

Single Winner Electoral Systems - Advantages - Fewer Minority Parties
... as parliamentary governments are typically more stable in two-party systems, and thus small minorities are not given undue power to break a coalition ... Critics of two-party systems believe that two-party systems offer less choice to voters ...
Party System
... A party system is a concept in comparative political science concerning the system of government by political parties in a democratic country ... Giovanni Sartori devised the most widely used classification method for party systems ... He suggested that party systems should be classified by the number of relevant parties and the degree of fragmentation ...
United States House Of Representatives Elections - Features of The Election System - Party Systems
... instead of directly selecting a particular political party ... President of the United States, George Washington, was not a member of any political party at the time of his election or throughout his tenure as president ... Nevertheless, the beginnings of the American two-party system emerged from his immediate circle of advisers ...
Liberals (Canada) - History - Party Systems and Realignment Model
... to explain the collapse of a once-dominant party to third place and out its condition in long-term perspective ... According to recent scholarship there have been four party systems in Canada at the federal level since Confederation, each with its own distinctive ... Steve Patten identifies four party systems in Canada's political history The first party system emerged from pre-Confederation colonial politics, had its "heyday" from 1896 to 1911 and ...

Famous quotes containing the words systems and/or party:

    Our little systems have their day;
    They have their day and cease to be:
    They are but broken lights of thee,
    And thou, O Lord, art more than they.
    Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)

    Growing older, I have lost the need to be political, which means, in this country, the need to be left. I am driven into grudging toleration of the Conservative Party because it is the party of non-politics, of resistance to politics.
    Kingsley Amis (1922–1995)