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    I see no point in voting if it isn't done in percentile or some other form. UKIP which I agree with in very few circumstances got near to 4million voters. SNP get 50% of Scotland (half) and UKIP(3.8m) have MORE than double of SNP (1.4m) votes. They gain 56x more seats. How is this fair?

    We compare this to Liberal, Liberal democrats got 2.4million voters a fair amount but of course a massive decrease. They get 8 seats, with 1million more voters they still lose by 48 seats to SNP.

    We compare this to Green, they got 1.1m voters, 1 seat. So yes it was 350,000 less but not deserving of 55 seats less.

    This is system is ridiculous and quite frankly stupid. We'd have a MUCH more interesting election if it was done this way, with every main party getting a proper say even if it has to be UKIP with around 78 seats or so. Every party would be representated in Parliament.

    But of course this would mean that a government majority is almost impossible & that it would take either recounts of multiple collations to form the government? So maybe percentile isn't the way forward, but something to make each INVIDUAL vote count for something out of 30million.
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    I think we all know this, but this was put up for a vote. The Conservatives released that leaflet, which wasn't lies in the sense of half-truths and spin, they outright slandered people and entire countries and made up figures (something that was quietly admitted later), and once those posters saying AV kills babies went up, there was only going to be one result: 'no to AV'.

    As we now know, it paid off big time for the Conservatives. No chance of a change in the system as long as they can help it, although under a different system we'd have a comfortable Con-UKIP-DUP coalition instead, so no real change either way. It's up to you which outcome is more frightening.
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    true my area is heavy labour voters. It's disgusting you just see them with their 8 kids voting for a pay rise.
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    (Original post by ozzyoscy)
    I think we all know this, but this was put up for a vote. The Conservatives released that leaflet, which wasn't lies in the sense of half-truths and spin, they outright slandered people and entire countries and made up figures (something that was quietly admitted later), and once those posters saying AV kills babies went up, there was only going to be one result: 'no to AV'.

    As we now know, it paid off big time for the Conservatives. No chance of a change in the system as long as they can help it, although under a different system we'd have a comfortable Con-UKIP-DUP coalition instead, so no real change either way. It's up to you which outcome is more frightening.
    Thing is, should Labour enter Government with a majority, they wouldn't want to change it either.
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    if your left wing you'd say no, if your right you'd say yes.
    lab+snp(pr)=35%
    con+ukip(pr)=50%
 
 
 
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