Introductory Readings

AMY, DOUGLAS J. Real Choices/New Voices: How Proportional Representation Elections Could Revitalize American Democracy. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002.

----. Behind the Ballot Box:  A Citizen's Guide to Voting Systems.  Praeger Publishers, 2000.

----. Proportional Representation: The Case for a Better Election System.(pamphlet) Northampton, MA: Crescent Street Press, 1997.

BARBER, KATHLEEN.  The Right To Representation: Proportional Election Systems for the 21st Century. Ohio State University Press, 2000.

HERTZBERG, HENDRIK. "Let's Get Representative." New Republic, June 28, 1987, pp. 15-18.

HILL, STEVEN. Fixing Elections: The Failure of America's Winner-Take-All Politics.  New York: Routledge, 2002.

LIND, MICHAEL. "Alice Doesn't Vote Here Any More." Mother Jones, Vol. 23, No. 2, March/April 1998, 52-55.

RICHIE, ROB, STEVEN HILL, et al. Whose Vote Count?  Boston:  Beacon Press, 2001.

ZIMMERMAN, JOSEPH F. "Alternative Local Election Systems." National Civic Review 79, no. 1 (January-February 1990): 23-36.


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