Asked • 05/03/19

Why are there exceptions to Duverger's Law?

[Duverger's law]( states that in a first past the post electoral system, the system will end up with a two party system. However, many countries with first past the post electoral systems (such as India, Canada, and the United Kingdom) do not have two party system. Why?

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Devin H. answered • 05/04/19

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