Charles Dodgson (better known as Lewis Carroll) proposed alternative systems of parliamentary representation. He proposed the so-called Dodgson's method, a type of Condorcet method. In 1884, he proposed a proportional representation system based on multi-member districts, each voter casting only a single vote, quotas as minimum requirements to take seats, and votes transferable by candidates through what is now called Liquid democracy.
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- Black, Duncan; McLean, Iain; McMillan, Alistair; Monroe, Burt L.; Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge (1996). A Mathematical Approach to Proportional Representation. ISBN 978-0-7923-9620-8. Archived from the original on 4 February 2021. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
- Charles Dodgson, Principles of Parliamentary Representation (1884)