Definition of List system
1. Noun. Based on the principle of proportional representation; voters choose between party lists, the number elected from each list being determined by the percentage cast for each list out of the total vote.
Generic synonyms: Electoral System, Voting System
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Literary usage of List system
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1. Co-operative and Other Organized Methods of Marketing California by John William Lloyd (1919)
"Under this scheme parties follow the usual custom of designating candidates, but independent candidates may also be freely nominated.1 The list system is ..."
2. Primary Elections, the Test of Party Affiliation by Margaret Anna Schaffner, University of Wisconsin (1908)
"The list system with single vote is used here for the election of members of the chamber of Deputies and of the Senate. The total vote of the party is made ..."
3. Electoral Reform: An Inquiry Into Our System of Parliamentary Representation by Joseph King (1908)
"The Party list system must be separately enumerated, though it is a variant of the Quotient System. It is distinct in introducing an entirely new principle, ..."
4. Principles of Political Science by Robert Niven Gilchrist (1921)
"This system has been introduced not only in Denmark (where it was modified, in 1901, for the list: system), but in Tasmania and in municipal elections in ..."
5. Cyclopedia of American Government by Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin, Albert Bushnell Hart (1914)
"list system.—The list system recognizes not only the individual voter, but also gives opportunity for the expression of party or group opinion. ..."
6. Proportional Representation Applied to Party Government: A New Electoral System by Thomas Ramsden Ashworth, H. P. C. Ashworth (1901)
"FREE list system OF PROPORTIONAL DELEGATION. THE Lisle Libre, or Free list system, is a far simpler and more practical method of proportional representation ..."
7. Effective Voting: An Article on Preferential Voting and Proportional by Clarence Gilbert Hoag (1914)
"Besides the list system, two other systems of unanimous-constituency or proportional ... I The Hare system differs from the list system in that the names of ..."
8. The Emancipation of the American City by Walter Tallmadge Arndt (1917)
"Another system of proportional representation is that known as the list system, which in slightly dissimilar forms is in use in Belgium, Switzerland and ..."