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Is Alternative Vote a better voting system?: it depends…

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Countries rarely change their election systems, and when they do the changes usually ‘stick’ for a very long time. So the UK’s promised referendum on adopting the Alternative Vote in May 2011 is an historically important occasion. Rafael Hortala-Vallve argues that voters and politicians both need to take a long-term view of their decisions to back or oppose reform. Each system has its own problems and limitations.

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http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/40221/1/blogs_lse_ac_uk-Is_Alternative_Vote_a_better_voting_system_It_depends.pdf

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