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The Republic of Ireland has successfully used STV for over _100 years

How did Ireland get proportional representation?

Today, almost every election held on the island of Ireland...

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New Zealand’s journey provides lessons for the UK

How did New Zealand get proportional representation?

Prior to 1996, MPs were elected to New Zealand’s House...

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Jersey 2022 even a simplified plurality system will still lead to unfair, distorted results

Jersey’s new electoral system has first outing

Two years ago, the Electoral Reform Society looked at the...

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Polling Station Hedge - ERS

Do all countries have by-elections? Filling parliamentary vacancies...

This Thursday (23rd June), voters in the constituencies of Tiverton...

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How do elections work in Australia?

British voters may have to wait up to five years...

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Elections in the German states are hugely important

How do elections work in the German States?

Fresh off the heels of voters in Germany’s northernmost state...

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Slovenia uses an interesting and unusual system of proportional representation

How do elections work in Slovenia?

The process of democratisation since the collapse of communism has...

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Due to the First Past the Post element, the proportionality of the system is fairly limited

How do elections work in Hungary?

Hungarian voters are just days away from electing a new...

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Also the first parliamentary election with voting from 16

Labour win marks over 100 years of the...

Sunday mornings may be associated with big-name political interview programmes,...

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IWD: Why proportional representation can be a driving...

A driving force for most people who believe in electoral...

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STV has made Australian politics better wherever it is used

The Single Transferable Vote means every vote counts...

In the closing days of 2021, I braved the scorch...

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other countries have powerful regional representatives, Britain remains the odd-one-out

How are the members of upper houses chosen...

Many countries use a bicameral political system – meaning that...

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