[EM] Two new election books

DEMOREP1 at aol.com DEMOREP1 at aol.com
Sun Sep 9 14:21:38 PDT 2001

Two new election books---
Elections to Open Seats in the U.S. House: Where the Action Is by Ronald 
Keith Gaddie and Charles S. Bollock III (Rowman & Littlefield, 237 pages)

Explains why open seat contests are the most important in congressional 
elections. Looks at the role of candidates and competition, the role of 
money, gender and special elections in determining outcomes.


Chaotic Elections! A Mathematician Looks at Voting by Donald Saari (American 
Mathematical Society, 159 pages)

Analyzes the 2000 election in terms of how mathematics can identify a 
disturbingly large number of problems in various voting procedures.

More information about the Election-Methods mailing list