ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Electoral Coalitions in 2004 General Elections

Parties have a strong incentive to aggregate votes through formation of alliances, by sharing the total number of contested seats, so as not to split but to pool votes. This is because a small addition of votes has the potential to hugely increase or alternatively decimate a party or coalition in terms of seats.

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