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2019 | 51 | 5 | 483 – 501
Article title

GEOGRAFICKÁ REPREZENTATIVITA POSLANCOV NR SR ZVOLENÝCH V PODMIENKACH JEDNÉHO VOLEBNÉHO OBVODU

Content
Title variants
EN
Geographical representativeness of deputies elected to the National Council of the Slovak Republic in terms of single electoral district
Languages of publication
SK
Abstracts
EN
The article identifies and analyses the patterns of political representation of the regions of Slovakia in terms of the functioning of the proportional electoral system with only one electoral district for the whole country. In this system, the representation of the region of the capital city, which is several times higher than the representation of other regions, dominates significantly. At the same time, a Western-Eastern gradient was identified in the regional political representation pattern, where the more economically developed western part of the country is politically much better represented than the peripheral regions of eastern Slovakia. The impact of a single electoral district is relevant in the geographical context as well as in significant centralization of the political power within the party-political system.
Year
Volume
51
Issue
5
Pages
483 – 501
Physical description
Contributors
  • Katedra geografie a geológie, Fakulta prírodných vied, Univerzita Mateja Bela, Tajovského 40, 974 01 Banská Bystrica, Slovak Republic, tibor.madlenak@umb.sk
References
Document Type
Publication order reference
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.cejsh-112cee28-c13b-425f-8990-00202a7ecdb9
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