Title:The representative deficit in different European party systems : an analysis of the elections to the European Parliament 2009-2014 Author(s):BRIGHT, Jonathan; GARZIA, Diego ; LACEY, Joseph; TRECHSEL, Alexander H.Date:2020Citation:
- Italian journal of electoral studies, 2020, Vol. 83, No. 1, pp. 45-57
Type:ArticleAbstract:This paper explores the extent to which different party systems in Europe effectively represent their citizens. We argue that many European countries suffer from a “representative deficit”, which occurs when a significant ...