“Purple People” Blogs – So Why Would Anyone Vote No to AV?

Ben Donnelly (on Twitter), a Yes To Fairer Votes campaigner from Cambridge, looks at the reasons why someone might not want to vote yes to AV & arguments that can be used to convince them otherwise-

Ben Donnelly – “So Why Would Anyone Vote No to AV? Answers on a Postcard Please!”

… deciding the merits of a voting system based on which parties benefit the most from it is wrong. And don’t forget that while your party may do well in your own constituency, the would be voters of your preferred party in other constituencies find themselves voting for another party instead because they feel it’s the only way their vote isn’t wasted. So even within your own party, whichever party that may be, your I’m All Right Jack Attitude is giving off a pretty bad odour.

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