types of electoral systems

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  • types of electoral systems
    • majoritarian
      • first past the post
        • winning by first to reach the finishing line
      • governed by majority
      • alternative vote
        • vote in order of preference
      • supplementary vote
        • vote first and second preference
    • proportional
      • list system
        • open
          • votes have an influence in the order of who's elected
        • closed
          • party officals determine order of candidates
      • single transferable vote
        • votes can be transferred to other candidates
          • if first choice is eliminated
      • seats in proportion to the votes
    • mixed
      • additional member system
        • votes separately for a party and representative

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