International IDEA & Friends’ Asia & The Pacific Online Lecture Series. Lecture #1

30 September 2020
14:00 Australia Eastern Standard Time (Sydney, GMT+10:00)

The open-list proportional representation (OLPR) system, as opposed to the closed-list version, allows voters to pick their favourite candidate from the party list while retaining proportionality of the election results. In the Asia & the Pacific region, this system is used in among others; Fiji, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. What are the upsides, downsides and unintended consequences of this system? Follow the lecture and find out!