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Coordination failure

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Coordination failure occurs in single member district elections when two candidates (Candidate A and Candidate B) occupying the same ideological space divide the available vote in that space and allow a competing candidate (Candidate X) to win office with fewer votes than A and B receive in combination.

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This page was last modified 18:24, 25 August 2008 by Chad Lupkes. Based on work by dKosopedia user(s) Despot. Content is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.

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