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An A-Z of rubbish arguments from No2AV (2nd edition)

A is for Australia As the No campaign never tire of telling us, only three countries use AV at the moment. One of them is Australia. According to one poll commissioned by the Institute for Public Affairs, 57% of Australians … Continue reading

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The Alternative Vote (& why we need it) in videos!

Excellent viral video maker & blogger C.G.P. Grey has followed up the success of his video that neatly explains why our current FPTP voting system really no longer works for us as a democracy, with this video that brilliantly gives … Continue reading

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Would AV help the BNP?

With only five weeks to go until the AV Referendum, Yes2AV have unveiled their secret weapon: Baroness Warsi. Warsi is the chair of the Conservative Party, and judging by her recent comments she is a Yes2Av double agent masquerading as a … Continue reading

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AV is STV for Single Member Constituencies

The latest campaign from ‘No to AV’, after the failed attempts to try and persuade people that the referendum is going to cost lots of money and kill babies, is to try and persuade people that a vote for First … Continue reading

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Why Conservatives should vote ‘Yes’ to AV?

At the end of last week, a group of senior Conservative activists launched their ‘Yes to the Alternative Vote’ website:  Conservative ‘Yes’.  It gives some great reasons for voting Yes, which we should probably add to our Why Choose ‘Yes’ … Continue reading

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No2AV plays the Nick Clegg card

It was obvious that No2AV were going to play the Nick Clegg card at some point. Seeing as he’s now one of the most unpopular men in Britain, tying him to the AV campaign was going to be something they … Continue reading

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3 Good Labour reasons to vote Yes to AV on May 5th

“Character, Choice & Change – three Labour reasons to support AV” – Richard Robinson, West Midlands regional Organiser, Yes to Fairer Votes Richard previously worked for Ed Miliband’s Leadership campaign & is a Labour Councillor in Broxtowe, Nottinghamshire. Anyone remember … Continue reading

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