Voting Procedures

Last updated: October 24, 2005

This table shows voting procedures in use in each country during various election studies.

  LOWER HOUSE - 1ST SEGMENT LOWER HOUSE - 2ND SEGMENT UPPER HOUSE - 1ST SEGMENT UPPER HOUSE - 2ND SEGMENT
SINGLE CANDIDATE BELARUS 2001
CANADA 1997
CHILE 1999
FINLAND 2003
FRANCE 2002
GERMANY 1998
GERMANY 2002
GREAT BRITAIN 1997
HUNGARY 1998
HUNGARY 2002
IRELAND 2002
JAPAN 1996
LITHUANIA 1997
MEXICO 1997
MEXICO 2000
NEW ZEALAND 1996
RUSSIA 1999
RUSSIA 2000
SOUTH KOREA 2000
SOUTH KOREA 2004
TAIWAN 1996
THAILAND 2001
UKRAINE 1998
UNITED STATES 1996
UNITED STATES 2004
SLOVENIA 1996 BRAZIL 2002
CHILE 1999
CZECH REPUB 1996
CZECH REPUB 2002
JAPAN 1996
MEXICO 2003
POLAND 1997
POLAND 2001
SWITZERLAND 1999
SWITZERLAND 2003
TAIWAN 1996
THAILAND 2001
UNITED STATES 1996
 
SINGLE CANDIDATE,
WITH ALTERNATIVES
AUSTRALIA 1996
AUSTRALIA 2004
  AUSTRALIA 1996
AUSTRALIA 2004
 
CLOSED PARTY LIST BULGARIA 2001
HONG KONG 1998
HONG KONG 2000
HONG KONG 2004
ISRAEL 1996
ISRAEL 2003
NORWAY 1997
NORWAY 2001
PERU 2001
PORTUGAL 2002
ROMANIA 1996
SPAIN 1996
SPAIN 2000
SPAIN 2004
GERMANY 1998
GERMANY 2002
HUNGARY 1998
HUNGARY 2002
JAPAN 1996
LITHUANIA 1997
MEXICO 1997
MEXICO 2000
NEW ZEALAND 1996
NEW ZEALAND 2002
ROMANIA 1996
RUSSIA 1999
RUSSIA 2000
SOUTH KOREA 2000
SOUTH KOREA 2004
TAIWAN 1996
THAILAND 2001
UKRAINE 1998
MEXICO 1997
MEXICO 2000
ROMANIA 1996
SPAIN 1996
SPAIN 2000
JAPAN 1996
TAIWAN 1996
PREFERENTIAL
OR 'OPEN'
PARTY LIST
BELGIUM 1999
BELGIUM 2003
BRAZIL 2002
CZECH REPUB 1996
CZECH REPUB 2002
DENMARK 1998
DENMARK 2001
ICELAND 1999
ICELAND 2003
NETHERLANDS 1998
PERU 2000
POLAND 1997
POLAND 2001
SLOVENIA 1996
SWEDEN 1998
SWEDEN 2002
SWITZERLAND 1999
SWITZERLAND 2003
POLAND 1997 BELGIUM 1999
BELGIUM 2003
 
OTHER     FRANCE 2002
SPAIN 2004
BELGIUM 2003
  LOWER HOUSE - 1ST SEGMENT LOWER HOUSE - 2ND SEGMENT UPPER HOUSE - 1ST SEGMENT UPPER HOUSE - 2ND SEGMENT

Data Source:
CSES Module 1: August 4, 2003 version
CSES Module 2: June 29, 2005 version

Variables Used:
CSES Module 1: A5033_1, A5033_2, A5033_3, A5033_4
CSES Module 2: B5039_1, B5039_2, B5039_3, B5039_4

Notes: