Selection and Nomination of Women

  • Tracy-Ann Johnson-MyersEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Political Science book series (BRIEFSPOLITICAL)


Electoral systems influence not just the number of minorities and underrepresented groups elected to parliament, but also how parties seek to appeal to, or marginalize minority voters; and how inclusive candidate lists will be. This chapter highlights the importance of political parties in nominating, selecting and ranking candidates in winnable positions on the party list so as to best maximise their chance of being elected.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of the West IndiesKingstonJamaica

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