Monthly Archives: April 2015

Equality or Democracy – STV can deliver both

An article at http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/election-2015-we-should-have-325-women-325-men-21st-century-uk-parliament-1496742 calls for more women in Parliament and few would disagree with that but it shows some very confused thinking. Although it contains some commonsense and probably uncontroversial remarks like, “Ensuring women have equal access to power … Continue reading

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STV Action’s evidence on Voter Engagement

After we posted some witnesses’ evidence on Voter Engagement to the Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee of MPs, some readers asked for STV Action’s own evidence. We gave evidence three times and, as all our evidence would be rather … Continue reading

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FPTP knackered – STV: A big improvement and absolutely fair

We are delighted STV Action is not the only UK website devoted to STV after all. We strongly recommend you to visit http://www.knackered.org.uk which clearly explains why First Past The Post (FPTP) is not fit for purpose and STV would … Continue reading

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Educating journalists

In a discussion about how badly most journalists understand voting systems on http://www.libdemvoice.org/opinion-getting-things-out-of-proportion-45303.html, “Michael BG” has commented “It is not our [Liberal Democrats’] role to teach journalists or people about voting systems. There should be a campaign organisation to do … Continue reading

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