Acclamation Voting in Sparta: An Early Use of Approval Voting

Charles Girard. Acclamation Voting in Sparta: An Early Use of Approval Voting. J.-F. Laslier et R. Sanver (dir.), Handbook on approval voting, Heidelberg, Springer, 2010, p. 15-18., 2010.

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Charles Girard

Philosophy Department, Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University

Date Written: 2010

Abstract

An early form of approval voting was arguably used in Ancient Greece, as is described in Plutarch’s account of the elections to the Gerousia, Sparta’s Council of Elders.

Keywords: Approval Voting, Acclamation Voting, Sparta, Aristotle

JEL Classification: B11

Suggested Citation

Girard, Charles, Acclamation Voting in Sparta: An Early Use of Approval Voting (2010). Charles Girard. Acclamation Voting in Sparta: An Early Use of Approval Voting. J.-F. Laslier et R. Sanver (dir.), Handbook on approval voting, Heidelberg, Springer, 2010, p. 15-18., 2010., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3788220 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3788220

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