Monthly Archives: July 2016

The (representative) Parliament we might have had!

You can visit http://www.lewisbaston.com/the-2015-election-under-3-4-member-single-transferable-vote/ to see what the result of the 2015 General Election might have been if STV had been used and the voting pattern had been similar to the pattern in the actual FPTP election. We are not … Continue reading

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Conservative leadership election

In brief, Conservative MPs whittle the candidates down to two and then the party members choose between those two. The whittling down is by a crude, and rather cumbersome, variation of Alternative Vote (AV) known as the “Exhaustive Ballot”. Yes, … Continue reading

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Conservatives for reform

We are very pleased that Conservative Action for Electoral Reform (CAER) has relaunched its website on http://www.conservativeelectoralreform.org and also has a Facebook page. We urge all readers – especially but not only Conservatives – to visit the site and Facebook … Continue reading

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From EU “Bureaucrats” to unrepresentative British Parliament? No thanks! We want something better

STV Action is proud to be one of 39 organizations and individuals who have signed a letter http://www.makevotesmatter.org.uk/open-letter-for-proportional-representation to The Independent online calling for an early PR election, so that Parliament will really represent voters and the Government that negotiates … Continue reading

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