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Vote par approbation, vote par note. Une expérimentation lors de l'élection présidentielle du 22 avril 2012

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  • Antoinette Baujard
  • Frédéric Gavrel
  • Herrade Igersheim
  • Jean-François Laslier
  • Isabelle Lebon

During the first round of the French Presidential election of April 22nd, 2012, voters of three French municipalities were invited to test approval voting and three types of evaluation voting. This paper presents the main results of that experiment. After correction of the participation and representation biases, two major insights clearly arise. On the one hand, approval voting gives a ranking of candidates which is different from uninominal voting and, on the other hand, whatever the scale of scores, evaluation voting reinforces this difference. Classification JEL : C93, D72

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Article provided by Presses de Sciences-Po in its journal Revue économique.

Volume (Year): 64 (2013)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 345-356

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Handle: RePEc:cai:recosp:reco_642_0006
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