Electoral Systems revision

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  • Electoral Systems revision
    • Party List System
      • Used to elect British members of the European Parliament, Israel's Parliament and the Netherland's Second Chamber
    • Additional Member System (AMS)
      • used to elect the Scottish Parliament, the Welsh Assembly, the Greater London Assembly etc
    • Multi Member Consituencies
      • STV uses MMCs along with the Party List system
    • Proportional Systems
      • Party List Systems
      • AMS
        • Voter votes for both a candidate and a party
      • STV
        • Voter votes for the candidate
    • Preferential Voting
      • AV
        • AV is described as majoritarian because the winner needs a majority to win
      • SV
    • OPL is where you know which candidate you are voting for, whereas CPL the party makes its own decision as to which candidate will be chosen
    • Turnout
      • 2010 local elections:
      • 2009 European elections
      • 2010 General Election:
      • 2015 general election:
    • Simple Plurality Voting
      • FPTP
    • PR Systems
      • Party List system
        • OPL is where you know which candidate you are voting for, whereas CPL the party makes its own decision as to which candidate will be chosen
      • Give a proportional representatio-n of the votes cast

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