Tag Archives: Alternative Vote
For those who don’t read The Times, it carried a letter of mine in today’s edition: Sir, William Waldegrave (“Why I refused to sign the ‘no to AV’ letter”, Opinion, Mar 31) makes the point that under AV one’s vote … Continue reading
The campaign for AV was launched today. It was rubbish. I could have made a better case for AV. Leaving aside the misuse of the English language, given it a weight it cannot reasonably bear, some of the claims were … Continue reading
If the Alternative Vote (AV) is so good as a means of electing legislators, why is it used in national parliamentary elections in only Australia, Papua New Guinea and Fiji?
The referendum on AV is just over ten weeks away. The campaign has begun, but I doubt if many people have noticed. It will be interesting to see if it does attract attention in the last month, the royal wedding … Continue reading
It will be interesting to see to what extent the Labour leadership election results influences voting in the proposed referendum on the introduction of the alternative vote (AV) for parliamentary elections. If Labour had employed the first-past-the-post electoral system, then (assuming the same voting … Continue reading