Comparative Essay

Students will write a 4-5 page essay comparing the electoral systems of one European 

country to the United States. You must use a European country that utilizes a different 
electoral system than the United States. Your essay should do all of the following:

Describe the electoral systems used in both countries. Discuss the impacts of each electoral system on elections and party systems (what do 

they lead to and why) Discuss the advantages/disadvantages of each Describe what system you prefer and why.