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Where is the Supplementary/Alternative Vote used?
Fiji, Australia and the Labour and Liberal Democrats leadership elections.
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Where is proportional representation - party list used?
Israel and the UK vote for the European Parliament (closed).
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Where is the Additional Member System used?
Scottish parliament, Welsh assembly, Greater London and Germany.
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Where is proportional representation - single transferable vote used?
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland and Germany.
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How many votes do you get for the Supplementary/Alternative Vote?
Two for supplementary and for alternative all the candidates are ranked in order.
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How many votes do you get for party list?
One.
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How many votes do you get for the Additional Member System?
Two.
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How many votes do you get for the single transferable vote?
You rank the candidates in order.
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What are the outcomes of the Supplementary/Alternative Vote?
Decisive results, no coalitions, a direct constituency link and an absolute majority.
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What are the outcomes of proportional representation - party list?
Coalitions
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What are the outcomes of the additional member system?
Minority parties and a direct constituency link
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What are the outcomes of the single transferable vote?
A power sharing government
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What are the outcomes of first past the post?
Hardly any coalitions and wasted votes
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Where is first past the post used?
The UK, the US congress and the lower houses in India and Canada
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How many votes do you get for first past the post?
One
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