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A theory of voting in large elections

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  • McKelvey, Richard D.
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  • McKelvey, Richard D. & Patty, John W., 2006. "A theory of voting in large elections," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 57(1), pages 155-180, October.
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