Tagged as electoral system

New Zealand’s MMP electoral system: how does it work?

Electoral Reform Society – Politics in New Zealand can look to outsiders to be much like politics in the UK. For the 2020 election on the 17 October they have two major parties, the left-wing Labour Party and the conservative National Party and a number of minor parties.

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Ireland’s TV debates show the difference the electoral system makes

Electoral Reform Society – There are of course many factors that impact on how politicians behave. While Italy has been debating changing their system recently, whatever electoral system they use, the long history of massive regional differences, organised crime and centrism combined with ideological polarisation will have a huge impact.

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