THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Criteria of quality assessment of representativeness of the electoral systems

2013. 2, pp. 67-73

Morozova Oksana S.  - Ph.D. (Political Science), Associate Professor, Ryazan State University named for S.A. Yesenin, 46 Svoboda st., Ryazan, 390000, Russia ,,

The article analyzes the use of the proportionality test as indicators of optimal choice of the electoral system. The possibilities of election engineering to influence the outcome of elections to legislative bodies by changing the methods of translation of votes into seats.

Key words: criteria of proportionality,electoral engineering,electoral systems