Tagged as electoral reform

Electoral Reform

They Work For You – It seems that debates on potential electoral reform are a bit like buses: wait a long time for a chance to discuss it,

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Electoral reform: the fine print matters

Democratic Audit: How and when does a dominant party reform the electoral system? And how do they shape the details of that reform? In new research on the case of Swiss cantons, André Walter and Patrick Emmenegger find that self-interest by a dominant party can be crucial to determining how proportional the new system actually is.

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The South Thanet case makes clear the urgent need for electoral reform

Electoral Commission Blog – Earlier this week, Marion Little, a senior member of Conservative HQ, was found guilty of intentionally encouraging or assisting an offence during the 2015 general election. The trial focused on election campaigning in the Kent constituency of South Thanet, where the Conservative Party’s Craig Mackinlay stood against UKIP’s Nigel Farage.

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