Monthly Archives: November 2013

Broadly based movement

There seems to be a spat between Godfrey Bloom MEP and Katie Ghose (Chief Executive of the Electoral Reform Society) – http://www.politics.co.uk/comment-analysis/2013/11/22/comment-why-won-t-… – about whether activists of very different political views should co-operate with each other when they agree on electoral reform. … Continue reading

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STV in USA

Although the USA uses First Past The Post (“FPTP” aka Winner Takes All) for most of its elections including its national ones, there is a lot of local autonomy. Party list and hybrid systems are rarely discussed in the USA … Continue reading

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What are elections for?

There have been several reports following Paxman’s interview with Brand, and now Clegg has added his accusation that as Paxman earns his living from politics he shouldn’t sneer at it. Clegg says correctly that politics is about the way we … Continue reading

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