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2022 is a big year for presidential elections in Europe

How are Presidents elected around Europe?

2022 is a big year for presidential elections in Europe...

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A tram in portugal

As Portugal heads to the polls – how...

Portugal is holding a snap election at the end of...

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With First Past the Post extreme candidates simply join mainstream parties

Does First Past the Post stop extremists getting...

If you listen to supporters of first past the post,...

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The smaller the constituency, the less proportional the results

What is the ideal number of MPs per...

When choosing a proportional voting system, one of the most...

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Within Europe semi-open lists are the norm

What’s the difference between open and closed list...

When discussing proportional voting systems, or voting systems in general,...

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Polling Station post sign

Was there a referendum on proportional representation?

We have long argued for the need to replace the...

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Polling Station

Barriers to entry: How do electoral thresholds work?

A common feature of many Party List PR systems is...

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William Murphy Irish STV ballots

Which votes get transferred with the Single Transferable...

The first meetings of the Electoral Reform Society, then known...

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Irish STV Ballots

Finding the finish line: How to set the...

The first meetings of the Proportional Representation Society quickly attracted...

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Polling Station

What is the difference between D’hondt, Sainte-Laguë and...

Looking at just Party List systems in western Europe, there...

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New Zealand’s party system is a strong contender for what might happen if Britain moved to PR

What would the party system look like if...

By looking at the experiences of similar countries and the...

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Senedd Cymru Welsh Parliament

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

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

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