hare system


ˈha(a)|(ə)r- ˈhe|,
: a system of proportional representation that aims to achieve party representation in the closest proportion to actual voting strength by transferring votes beyond those needed to elect a candidate from that candidate to the next indicated choice compare list system, preferential voting, single transferable vote

Word History


after Thomas Hare †1891 English political reformer

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“Hare system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hare%20system. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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