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Britain is changing, so should our electoral system

So, the Conservatives and DUP have agreed a deal. Despite the two previous elections failing to secure a ‘strong and stable’ government, few saw this coming. There’s a reason for that. Despite all evidence to...

Posted 28 Jun 2017

Katie Ghose

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

minority Governments

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