British Journal of Political Science

Notes and Comments

Electoral Distortion under STV Random Sampling Procedures: A Rejoinder to Fischer

Michael Gallagher* and A. R. Unwin*

We are grateful to Fischer for pointing out his work on STV random sampling, which precedes ours. While acknowledging our oversight in not referring to his articles, we cannot accept the validity of either of the substantive criticisms he makes in his Comment.


* Department of Political Science and Department of Statistics, Trinty College, Dublin.