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Politics

Elections:

STV - PROPORTIONAL
How does it work?
Voters vote for their preferences in multi-member constituencies. While an MP does not need a
majority to win, they need to fill out a quota of votes, determined by the size of the constituency.
Voters can then transfer their votes to…

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AV ­ MAJORITY
How does it work?
Voters put their candidates in order of preference, until they no longer wish to express preference
or complete all of the candidates. A candidate is immediately elected if they get an outright majority
of first preference votes. If no candidate does, then the…

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The UK uses a closed list.

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