This paper gives a brief survey of the results of the 1996 election to the Lower House and the Upper House of the Parliament of the Czech Republic. Methodology of power indices is used to evaluate voting power and relative influence of the parties represented in the parliament. A comparison with the 1992 electoral results is provided. The regional dimension of the electoral results is discussed, and a hypothetical impact of different values of electoral threshold on the structure of parliament is analyzed.
Research Article| September 01 1997
Votes, seats and power: 1996 Parliamentary election in the Czech Republic
1 Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education of Charles University, Politických vězň u̇ C2Z111 21 Prague 1, Czech Republic
2 Economics Institute of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (1997) 30 (3): 289–305.
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František Turnovec; Votes, seats and power: 1996 Parliamentary election in the Czech Republic. Communist and Post-Communist Studies 1 September 1997; 30 (3): 289–305. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-067X(97)00009-3
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