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 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: May 28, 2024


Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
David Samuels (Chair) University of Minnesota dsamuels@umn.edu
Kaitlin Senk University of Bath ks2855@bath.ac.uk

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: May 28, 2024


Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Daniel Smith (Chair) University of Pennsylvania dms2323@sas.upenn.edu
Maarja Luhiste Newcastle University maarja.luhiste@newcastle.ac.uk

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: May 28, 2024


Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email

Andrea Carson (Chair)

La Trobe University, Melbourne a.carson@latrobe.edu.au