Electoral behaviour in New Zealand

  • 202 Pages
  • 0.46 MB
  • English

Oxford University Press , Auckland, New York
Voting research -- New Zealand., Elections -- New Zealand., Voting -- New Zealand., New Zealand -- Politics and govern


New Zealand, New Zea

Statementedited by Martin Holland.
SeriesOxford readings in New Zealand politics,, no. 1
ContributionsHolland, Martin, 1954-
LC ClassificationsJQ5892 .E44 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 202 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1468776M
ISBN 100195582616
LC Control Number93130186

Electoral behaviour in New Zealand: progress, problems and prospects / Peter Aimer and Ian McAllister. Series Title: Oxford readings in New Zealand politics, no. Get this from a library. The New Zealand voter: a survey of public opinion and electoral behaviour.

[Stephen I Levine; Alan Robinson] -- "This book is concerned primarily with placing before the New Zealand public the results of a survey of the political orientations of New Zealanders conducted immediately after the general. Offering perspectives from New Zealand's party officials and organizers, as well as from parliamentary candidates, this book focuses on campaigning, both nationwide and in individual electorates.

The impact of the media and of political advertising on voter perceptions and electoral choice is examined; how New Zealand parties select their candidates, and with what results, is explained; and Reviews: 1. Book Description. The onset of a new millennium has given renewed impetus to the study of religion and its place in the secular world.

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Religion and Mass Electoral Behaviour in Europe is an innovative, cutting-edge study, which focuses on the question of whether - and how - religion continues to influence and shape electoral behaviour across Europe. The combined general election and electoral referendum held in New Zealand on 6 November was an unprecedented opportunity for voters to decide not only the fate of an incumbent government but Author: Willy Jou.

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Bean, C. (), ‘Electoral Law, Electoral Behaviour and Electoral Outcomes: Australia and New Zealand Compared’, The Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, Cited by: 1. The New Zealand National Party (Māori: Rōpū Nāhinara o Aotearoa), shortened to National (Nāhinara) or the Nats, is a centre-right political party in New Zealand.

It is one of two major parties that dominate contemporary New Zealand politics, alongside its traditional rival, the New Zealand Labour gy: Conservatism, Liberalism. In Manon Tremblay, editor, Women and Legislative Representation: Electoral Systems, Political Parties, and Sex Quotas.

London: Palgrave Macmillan. (Revised and updated edition) Pp Bean, Clive and Ian McAllister. 'Electoral Behaviour in the Australian Federal Election.'. the process of electoral system reform, new case studies, and several additional sections on particular issues such as the quality of representation, the challenge of post-conflict situations, and the use of direct democracy options.

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“ Electoral law, electoral behavior, and electoral outcomes: Australia and New Zealand compared.” The Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics 24 (1): 57–73 Bean, Clive Cited by: InNew Zealand had a binding electoral referendum on the same day as the general election where voters chose between keeping a single plurality system (First Past the Post) or introducing a.

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Across representative democracies, there is a strong variation in the rules that govern the electoral process. A classic insight in political science is that these rules, e.g., the presence of a majoritarian or a proportional system have a profound effect on the way a democracy functions.

Electoral cleavages in New Zealand Since the s, politics in New Zealand have been dominated by two parriesabour and National. Labour is a social democratic party with few traces of socialism in its rhetoric, let alone its actions; National, too, is a social democratic party, but it has placed greater stress on individualism than Labour Cited by: 6.

How Australia's compulsory voting saved it from Trumpism In a new book, historian Judith Brett takes a deep dive into an electoral system ‘Americans can only dream of’ Gay Alcorn. The New Zealand Parliament was alarmed by reports of electoral abuses in Auckland in the s.

It decided that electoral laws needed to be tightened, and in passed a series of reform acts, which defined and prohibited treating, bribery and exercising 'undue influence' over electors.

Title: A bark but no bite: inequality and the New Zealand general election / Jack Vowles, Hilde Coffé, Jennifer Curtin.

ISBN: (paperback) (ebook) Subjects: New Zealand. Parliament--Elections, Elections--New Zealand. New Zealand--Politics and governmentst century. Other Creators/Contributors.

Regarding electoral system change in New Zealand (from first-past-the-post to MMP), for example, they claim that there is ‘only limited evidence that the “new” electoral system lived up to expectations and arguments made by pro-reform advocates’.

An explanation of variations in the discourses and electoral success of 25 extreme right parties across 17 European political systems. The book shows how the European extreme right is mapped by the positions of parties and voters on two ideological dimensions, and how the match between these determines electoral success.

The Future of our. The New Zealand Census of Population and Dwellings (Māori: Te Tatauranga o ngā Tāngata Huri Noa i Aotearoa me ō rātou Whare Noho) is a national population and housing census conducted by government department Statistics New Zealand every five years.

There have been 34 censuses since In addition to providing detailed information about national demographics, the results of the. Vote Compass – an online voter education tool originating in Canada – was used for the first time in New Zealand during the general election.

During its inaugural run, overNew Zealanders visited the Vote Compass website to answer 30 policy- or issue-based by: But this method cannot assess what happens when rules are changed.

Using examples from the US, UK, New Zealand, Australia, and elsewhere this book examines attitudes and behaviour across time where rules were changed. Results do not match expectations Cited by: Kai Arzheimer is Professor of Political Science at the University of Mainz, Germany. He has published over 50 articles, chapters and books on political attitudes, research methods, and voting behaviour (particularly support for the Radical Right) and is the co-editor, with Jocelyn Evans, of Electoral Behaviour (Sage, ) in the Library of Political Science series.

About the Book: Around the world there was unusual interest in New Zealand's electoral politics during the 's, because of the country's adoption of the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) electoral system.

Since then international interest has lapsed. Yet at the election and concurrent referendum, New Zealanders voted to retain the MMP system.

Book Review: The Limits of Electoral Reform Regarding electoral system change in New Zealand (from first-past-the-post to MMP), for example, they claim that there is ‘only limited evidence had a substantial impact on MPs behaviour – and many who stood for re-election in having been. Read the latest articles of Electoral Studies atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature.

ELECTORAL AMENDMENT BILL. Third Reading. Hon ANDREW LITTLE (Minister of Justice): I move, That the Electoral Amendment Bill be now read a third time. It is a great pleasure to be contributing to this, the third reading debate on this very important piece of legislation—some small changes to our electoral laws but some very significant ones in terms of the impact on people's lives.

Electoral systems are the central political institution in representative democracies. They convert votes into seats and structure the choices facing voters. They also affect the behaviour of political parties, individual MPs, and candidates.

This book looks at three kinds of issues. First, it focuses on the ‘political science of electoral systems’, that is, it joins the canon of works.

But this method cannot assess what happens when rules are changed. Using examples from the US, UK, New Zealand, Australia, and elsewhere this book examines attitudes and behaviour across time where rules were changed.

Results do not match expectations. Party polling goes up and down for New Zealand First, but it has always been able to count on Tauranga—until now. His boss has lost his ultimate bludgeon, and the desperate court battle to wrench the electorate away from the man who won it—Bob Clarkson—simply confirms Mr Peters’ fear.

New Zealand First MPs can sniff freedom, and they.Institutions 'matter' to electoral reform advocates and political scientists - both argue that variation in electoral institutions affect how elected officials and citizens behave. Change the rules, and citizen engagement with politics can be renewed.

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Yet a look at the record of electoral reform reveals a string of disappointments. This book examines a variety of reforms, including campaign.Elections, Political Behaviour and Public Opinion in Australia POLS _____ Course description The course is designed to introduce students the field of comparative political behaviour with a specific focus on elections, political behaviour and public opinion in Australia.

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