Voting systems

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  • Created on: 04-01-16 14:50
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  • Voting systems
    • FPTP
      • Simple
      • Single party
        • Strong and responsible government
      • Two party system
        • Discriminatesagainst minor parties
      • Clear outcome
      • Single member constituencies
        • Tactical voting
      • Wasted votes
    • AV
      • Single member constituency
      • Candidates ranked until reaching 50%
      • Link between rep and constituency is maintained.
      • Majorities
      • Broad support
      • AV referendum 68% no
      • Not proportional
      • Extremist parties count
    • STV
      • Large, multi member constituencies
        • Preferential voting
        • Weakened link
      • Proportional
        • 50% or more of vote.
      • Large range
      • Coalitions
    • AMS
      • Two votes cast
        • List
          • Parties have significant control
      • Single member
      • Proportional
      • Wales
      • Slit- ticket voting
      • Smaller parties under represented
    • SV
      • First and second preferences
      • Top 2 eliminated
      • Broad support
      • Not proportional
      • No majority
    • Regional list
      • List of candidates
        • Independent candidate in UK.
      • Proportional
      • More inclusive
      • Weak link
      • Can't choose between candidates from same party
        • Control order in which they appear

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