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Meaning of SCRUTIN DE LISTE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  based on the principle of proportional representation; voters choose between party lists, the number elected from each list being determined by the percentage cast for each list out of the total vote
 
 Synonyms: list system, scrutin de liste system
 
 See Also: electoral system, voting system

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Scru`tin" de liste"\ (skr[.u]`t[a^]N" d[~e]
l[=e]st). [F., voting by list.]
Voting for a group of candidates for the same kind of office
on one ticket or ballot, containing a list of them; -- the
method, used in France, as from June, 1885, to Feb., 1889, in
elections for the Chamber of Deputies, each elector voting
for the candidates for the whole department in which he
lived, as disting. from

{scrutin d'arrondissement} (d[.a]`r[^o]N`d[=e]s`m[aum]N"), or
   voting by each elector for the candidate or candidates for
   his own arrondissement only.

 

 

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