edexcel AS Politics- electoral systems

This is about electoral systems in the UK.

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  • Created on: 25-10-12 18:19
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  • Electoral systems
    • Proportional
      • Regional  list
        • Used in UK elections to the European Parliament
        • Candidates elected in multi-member constituency
      • STV(single transferable vote)
        • Used in Northern Ireland for pretty much everything(Northern Ireland Assembly, EU etc)
        • Candidates elected in multi-member constituency
    • Majoritarian(50% +1)
      • AV(alternative vote)
        • Used in Australia and Labour/Lib Dem Candidate Selection however not currently used publicly in the UK
        • Candidates elected in Single-Member constituency
      • SV(Supplementary vote)
        • Used in Mayoral elections
        • Candidates elected in Single-member constituency
    • Simple Plurality(more votes than the rest)
      • FPTP(first past the post)
        • Candidates elected in Single-member constituency
    • Mixed/Hybrid system

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