electoral systems

system used for general elections
FPTP (simple plurality)
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system used for devolved assemblies
AMS (mixed hybrid)
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system used for european elections
List (proportional)
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directly elected Mayoral system
SV (majoritarian)
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NI Assembly, local authorities, local scottish elections
STV (proportional)
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describe FPTP
descirbe SV and AV
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describe STV
decribe list
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describe AMS
describe advantages and disadvantages for each
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describe referendum use
describe postive and negatives of referendums
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whats an initiative>
enough support is gained in order to propose legislature
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recall vote
support gained to demand that a vote is held to remove an elected official
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party discipline
MPs expected to toe the party line and act in favour of that party in the house of commons
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why is an MP important?
deals with complex issues, informed, able to make hard decisions, commited to that constituency, acts on behalf, not a delegate, direct link, aware of who to praise or blame
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system used for devolved assemblies

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AMS (mixed hybrid)

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system used for european elections

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directly elected Mayoral system

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NI Assembly, local authorities, local scottish elections

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