What are the reasons why the United States has evolved a stable, centrist, two-party system?
There are two main reasons for this.
One reason has to do with the rules of the American electoral system. In our system, we have a “winner-take-all” approach to elections for legislative seats. Whoever wins the most votes gets all of the representation in that district. A party can win 45 or even 49% of the vote in a certain district and not be represented at all. This is in contrast to some...
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