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Department
Political Science
Course
POLI 101
Professor
Beir
Semester
Fall

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Elections  Section 3 guarantee  Indirect choice  Elections the democratic linchpin for responsible government Theories of representation   Delegate representation o Faithfully transmit views of constituents  Trustee representation o Entrust choices to the representative o It’s the opposite of delegate representation o Work according to your own judgment when issues come up  Party representation o Party is committed to particular positions (not necessarily strong party affiliations) o As trustee or delegate Canadian Model  No official model  Largely party representation  Claims of mandates o Understood as delegation of authority to live up to their promises  Tension in expectations Electoral system  Affects who wins  Three traits o Districts o Quantity of representatives o
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