ERIC Number: EJ275282
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
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Community Racial Segregation, Electoral Structure, and Minority Representation.
Vedlitz, Arnold; Johnson, Charles A.
Social Science Quarterly, v63 n4 p729-36 Dec 1982
Community electoral structures and segregation levels affect minority representation. Single-member district electorate systems provide significantly more favorable minority representation levels in segregated communities. In nonsegregated cities type of election system makes little difference in the equality of minority representation. (Author/AM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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