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Proportional representation

George Hervey Hallett

Proportional representation

the key to democracy

by George Hervey Hallett

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by The National home library foundation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • New York (State),
  • New York.
    • Subjects:
    • Proportional representation.,
    • Elections -- United States.,
    • Elections -- New York (State) -- New York.

    • Edition Notes

      References included in the preface.

      Other titlesKey to democracy.
      Statementby George H. Hallett, jr. ... with the coöperation of Clarence Gilbert Hoag ... sponsored by the National municipal league and the Citizens union of the city of New York.
      ContributionsHoag, Clarence Gilbert, 1873- joint author., National Municipal League., Citizens Union, New York.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJF1075.U6 H3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 p. l., [v]-xiii, 177 p.
      Number of Pages177
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6367117M
      LC Control Number38006802
      OCLC/WorldCa295731


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