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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

 

 

 

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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

 

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

  Proportional Representation references in early articles on the NLA website

 

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

 

 

 

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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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