Tagged as first-past-the-post

WATCH: Ending First Past the Post in 2021

Unlock Democracy – In September Unlock Democracy and the Labour Campaign for Electoral Reform ran an event about how to get the Labour Party backing proportional representation in 2021. The online event was part of Labour Connected 2020, the Labour Party’s digital conference.

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How long have we used first past the post?

Electoral Reform Society – We’re right to be proud of the long history of parliamentary democracy in Britain. But the way we elect MPs to Westminster is a relatively new development in that history. There have been countless reforms over the last 800 years to how the people who represent us are chosen.

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The Graveyard of First Past the Post

Electoral Reform Society: Around the world, voters in country after country have chosen to bury First Past the Post. Thankfully, this particular fiend from the past is staying in the ground. While voters in every country that uses First Past the Post are campaigning to get rid of it, there are no campaigns to bring it […]

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