Attempts to reform the electoral system in Spain: the role of experts Articles uri icon

publication date

  • September 2017

start page

  • 1

end page

  • 19

issue

  • 3

volume

  • 16

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1533-1296

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-8062

abstract

  • Despite the remarkable stability of electoral rules in Spain over the last 40 years, electoral reform is an increasingly hot topic in this country. In this article, the authors examine the attempts of electoral system change registered in Spain in the last decade and analyze the prospects for reform in the near future.

keywords

  • electoral reform; experts; spain; new parties; economic crisis; 15 m(ay)- movement