Monday, April 25, 2011

Return AV to its makers

I'd like to dedicate this one to Harry's Place:

The campaign for electoral reform stands on a simple fact: the absurdity of first past the post, suited to a "two horse race" in an era when the major parties are breaking down. The case for reform, thanks to a "miserable little compromise" between the coalition partners, is now channelled through a referendum over the introduction of the alternative vote system...