1. Nice quote about defying the party line?
- 'the battlefields of European politics are littered with the corpses of those who have defied the party line'
- 'tend to vote for parties rather than people as they feel they are electing a government'
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2. What are Polsby's distinctions in reference to the legislature?
- 'arena' and 'transformative'
- 'active' and 'passive'
3. What are the main advantages of open and closed lists respectively?
- better quality MPs vs better party unity
- freer choice vs better govt
4. Who said 'party is inherent in it, is bone of its bone and breath of its breath', about the HoC?
- Walter Bagehot
- Phillip Norton
5. What do Aldrich and Rohde say about the power of the party leadership?
- 'members are more likely to entrust the party leadership with greater resources and stronger rules, on the condition that preferences are relatively homogenous within parties and relatively heterogenous between parties'
- 'the larger the party membership, the weaker the leadership'