Tag Archives: Electoral Reform Society

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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Yes Question and Answer

In the second part of what will be our triumphant Get out the Vote event on the 26th of April we will be hosting a Speaker event with Alan Johnson, Kriss Akabusi and Katie Ghose from 7.30pm till 9pm, at … Continue reading

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Big local YES Events Coming Soon! (Part 2)

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s  announcement for YEStival, here’s another big event from the West Midlands grass-roots campaign coming your way this very week: -Yes To Fairer Votes– Coventry Launch (Speaker Event) Thursday 24th March @ 7:30pm St Peter’s … Continue reading

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IPPR confirms what we’ve already been thinking- “First Past The Post” is well past it’s sell-by date.

The Institute for Public Policy Research, one of the most influencial policy think-tanks in the UK, has issued a damning verdict in a report about our current voting system (First Past The Post) after analysing data from the general election … Continue reading

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A bit of satire to kick off 2011

Just thought we’d draw your attention to a very amusing article by Irish political blogger Jason O’Mahony on basically how flimsy the defence for our current unfit First Past The Post voting system is. Here’s the start of his amusing … Continue reading

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Recent Goings-On: University Debate & more!

Referendum on AV provokes lively debate Recently, on 8th December, the Birmingham University Guild of Students hosted an important and topical debate ahead of the national referendum on Voting Reform. With less than 5 months until the referendum on the choice … Continue reading

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“Reasons to be Cheerful!” Part 2 – New Poll shows ‘Yes’ campaign in the lead

Ok, so really this news is more a reason to be cautiously optimistic than outright cheerful, but then Christmas is just around the corner & we needed an extra excuse to post the “Reform Robin” on here too! Anyway, political … Continue reading

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