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Bibliography

 

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A Century of Responsible Government in Tasmania 1856-1956:

F C Green

B5 hardback 320 pages

Tasmanian Government Printer 1956

 

A Plea for Pure Democracy - Mr Hare’s Reform Bill applied to South Australia: Catherine Spence 1861

 

 

Australian Electoral Reform and Two Concepts of Representation:

Iain McLean, Paper for APSA Jubilee Conference, Canberra, October 2002

 

 

Anglican Diocese of Melbourne’s Regulation of Elections Act 1980, which prescribes quota-preferential proportional representation for elections by Synod

20-page A5 booklet 1992




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Booklet ACT Electoral Commission sent all ACT electors at the 1992 plebiscite to choose between a Hare-Clark system and 17 single-member electorates

 

 

Booklet ACT Electoral Commission sent all ACT electors at the 1995 referendum on proposed entrenchment of the Hare-Clark proportional representation system

 




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Constitution Commission, Victoria, 2002 Final Report

 




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Democratic Representation under the Hare-Clark System - The Need for Seven-member Electorates: Dr George Howatt, University of Tasmania

 30-page Foolscap booklet

Tasmanian Government Printer 1958


  Droop quota or Hare quota: Why Droop quota has superseded Hare quota.

 

 

 

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Elections - Full, Free and Fair:

Professor Marian Sawyer, Australian National University

 

 

Electoral Reform:

An Exposition of the Theory and Practice of Proportional Representation

Professor Edward Nanson, University of Melbourne 1875-1922

 

 

 

Everybody Counts - The Hare-Clark Electoral System:

Hon. Neil Robson

A5  paperback 17 pages

 

 

 

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Hare-Clark in Tasmania - Representation of All Opinions:

Terry Newman, Parliamentary Librarian, Tasmania

B5 paperback 319 pages

Tasmanian Govt. Printing Office 1992

ISBN 0 7246 3876 8


  Hare quota or Droop quota: Why Droop quota has superseded Hare quota.

 

History of the Proportional Representation Society of Australia & Its Branches

HTM file totalling some 60 pages

 

 

 

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Inglis Clark's other contribution: A critical analysis of the Hare-Clark voting system:
Scott Bennett, Proc. The Samuel Griffith Society, Ch. 5, Vol. 23, Hobart, 2011

 PDF file of 13 pages

 

 

 

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Mirror of the Nation’s Mind – Australia’s Electoral Experiments:

J.F.H.Wright

A5 paperback 160 pages 

Hale & Iremonger, Sydney 1980

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1902 and the Origins of Preferential Electoral Systems in Australia:

David Farrell and Ian McAllister

Australian Journal of Politics and History   Vol 51 No 2, 2005

 

 

 

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 On Methods of Electing Representatives:
 Henry R Droop

 Journal of the Statistical Society of London
 Vol. 44 No. 2 (June 1881)

 

 

 

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Preferential Voting in Australia:
David Farrell and Ian McAllister

2003

 

Proportional Representation:

Clarence Hoag and Dr George Hallett

A5 hardback 546 pages 

The Macmillan Co. New York 1926

 

Proportional Representation - A Study in Methods of Election:
John B Humphreys 1911, Hon. Secretary, Proportional Representation Society, UK

FreeFictionBooks.org
223 pages free online

 

Proportional Representation Manual:

Proportional Representation Society of Australia

 B5 paperback 15 pages

1977 (revised) ISBN 0 9599728 2 X

 

Proposals for change to our electoral system
NSW Senator Arthur Gietzelt
ALP Spokesperson on Administrative Services and Home Affairs

A4 booklet 94 pages
July 1981

 

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Real Choices/New Voices - The Case for Proportional Representation in the United States: Professor Douglas Amy

B5 hardback 278 pages

Columbia University Press New York 1993

 

Reports on each of Tasmania’s House of Assembly elections since 1909:

Tasmanian Electoral Commission website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Submission to the Board of Review of the Role, Structure and Administration of Local Government in Victoria:

Foolscap 22 pages PRSAV October 1978

Email here to receive the 4 MB PDF file

 

 

 

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The Annotated Constitution of the Australian Commonwealth:

John Quick and Robert Garran 1901 - Extracts therefrom

B5  hardback 1,008 pages

1901 edition reprinted by Legal Books Sydney 1976

 

The King and His Dominion Governors:

Dr Herbert Vere Evatt 1936

150 x 225 mm hardback 324 pages

F W  Cheshire Pty Ltd Melbourne

1st edition 1936 2nd edition 1967

 

The 1983 Change in Surplus Vote Transfer Procedures for the Australian Senate and its Consequences for the Single Transferable Vote:

David Farrell and Ian McAllister


Australian Journal of Politics and History   Vol 38 No 3, 2003

 

The Principles of Parliamentary Democracy:
Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) 1884

 

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 "Voting Matters" is a UK website of the McDougall Trust that lists electoral publications.

 

 

 

 

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Your vote - effective or wasted? See also “Thomas Hill”.

Proportional Representation Society of Australia

115 x 170 mm paper booklet 16 pages

4th edition 1980 ISBN 0 9598728 2 5

 

 

 

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