This article examines changes in patterns of party competition in Japan and Taiwan following the introduction of mixed parallel electoral systems. National and district level election results demonstrate the consolidation of a two-party system in both countries. Differences in the speed and extent of this development are analyzed.
Research Article| September 01 2009
Electoral Reform and Party System Development in Japan and Taiwan: A Comparative Study
Asian Survey (2009) 49 (5): 759–785.
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Willy Jou; Electoral Reform and Party System Development in Japan and Taiwan: A Comparative Study. Asian Survey 1 September 2009; 49 (5): 759–785. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.5.759
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