Voting systems are the way we elect our politicians. The type of system we use decides whether our government truly represent us and whether we can hold them to account if they let us down.
In Britain today there are several voting systems currently used in different levels of government, and each one has radically different implications for voters, for parties, for Parliament and for government.
Use this section to find out more about the different voting systems, how they work, where they're used and the pros and cons of each system.
Voting systems by type