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First Past the Post’s Third Strike

We’ve heard it time and time again in different forms: First Past the Post is ‘strong and stable’. It seems that myth has been well and truly bust. This is the third election in a...

Posted 12 Jun 2017

3rd Strike FPTP's out

The scourge of tactical voting

Could you share one of these animations on our failing electoral system? Remember to mention our petition at http://makeseatsmatchvotes.org Share this animation on unrepresentative MPs on Facebook or Twitter, or download it here. Share this animation on safe seats on Facebook or Twitter,...

Posted 07 Jun 2017

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Electoral reform returns to the agenda in British Columbia

British Columbia, Canada’s most Western province, has often been the site of electoral reform intrigue. In the run up to the 1952 provincial election the Conservative and Liberal parties tried to stop the socialist Co-operative...

Posted 18 May 2017

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Where are the women in May’s local election?

Since the Prime Minister’s unexpected announcement of a General Election last week there’s been little time to talk of anything else. Our 24 hour news cycle is now dominated by images of May, Corbyn et...

Posted 27 Apr 2017

We did it: petition for PR hits 100,000 signatures

We did it. The petition to introduce real Proportional Representation for Westminster has hit its target of 100,000 – with over two weeks to go. Thousands of you shared our blogs, tweets, emails and posts...

Posted 21 Mar 2017