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2. Which of the following is not a reason for declining party membership?

  • rise of extremist parties
  • greater appeal of social movements
  • increase in corruption
  • decay of local electioneering
  • weakening of social cleavages
  • loosening of the bond with trade unions

3. To whom does the frozen cleavages idea belong?

  • Lipset and Rokkan
  • Lijphart and Rose

4. Why does Duverger believe that FPTP leads to two party systems and PR to multiparty systems?

  • problems of math and wasted vote syndrome
  • more choice equals more parties emerging

5. Which of the following is not a component of an electoral system?

  • electoral formula
  • district magnitude
  • Number of parties
  • electoral rules

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