Representation and Electoral Systems (Section 8)

The purpose of this section is to promote teaching and research in the areas of representation and electoral systems, and to encourage communication among persons interested in these fields within the Association and with related disciplines.

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Section Awards

Section awards are presented during the APSA annual meeting awards ceremony. To learn more about any award listed, contact the award committee chair for the award.

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George H. Hallett Award

The George H. Hallett Award is presented annually to the author of a book published at least ten years ago that has made a lasting contribution to the literature on representation and electoral systems. Deadline for nominations:


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Lawrence Longley Award

The Lawrence Longley Award is given for the best article on representation and electoral systems published in the previous year. Deadline for nominations: 


Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Nicholas Kerr University of Florida nicholaskerr@ufl.edu

Leon Weaver Award

Leon Weaver Award for the best paper presented at a conference panel sponsored by the Representation and Electoral Systems Section. Deadline for nominations: 


Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Robin Kolodney Temple University rkolodny@temple.edu