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The Senedd has powers over education, health, economic development, public services and some taxes

How May’s elections for the Senedd Cymru will...

On May 6, more than 2 million voters will be...

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The London-wide vote compensates for the warping effects of First Past the Post

How May’s London Assembly elections will work

This May, millions of Londoners will go to the polls...

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London’s Mayor will be elected using the Supplementary Vote making more votes matter

How elections for the Mayor of London will...

On May 6, one year after elections were supposed to...

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This is the first time that the Commissions advice has been ignored

What is the House of Lords Appointments Commission?

A little-known non-departmental public body, the House of Lords Appointments...

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Voters of all parties suffered in some part of the UK

Who benefits from Westminster’s First Past the Post...

Westminster's voting system hurts voters. Here's how.

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The Electoral Commission is not an all-encompassing democracy watchdog

What does the Electoral Commission do?

The Electoral Commission is an independent body established in 2001....

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With PR, the number of MPs in parliament are ‘in proportion’ to the votes cast

What is proportional representation?

Parties from across the political spectrum are lining up against...

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To vote you must be registered by the 26th of November

How do you register to vote and when...

Whilst registration statistics have gone dramatically up since the date...

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Voters shouldn’t have to change their behaviour to work around first past the post’s failings

What is tactical voting and why is it...

In a Westminster election, tactical voting takes place when a...

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Hung parliaments aren't the problem Westminsters broken system is

What is a hung parliament?

Across the country, a total of 650 Members of Parliament...

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Outside of Westminster, most ways of electing parliaments and assemblies don’t involve wasting so many votes.

Where is proportional representation used in the UK?

Westminster’s voting system is well and truly broken. The system...

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In Japan’s last election, Abe's ruling coalition won a two-thirds majority on less than half the vote

How do elections work in Japan?

For the next six weeks the eyes of the world...

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