Tag Archives: Instant Run-off

‘Yes’ Leafleting featured in The Birmingham Post

Our successful leafleting day in Birmingham city centre back on 3rd January not only attracted some new supporters and a great response from those we spoke to, it also caught the attention of journalist Jonathan Walker who mentions our activity … Continue reading

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Another Conservative pro-AV perspective courtesy of Platform 10 website

The Platform 10 website, “a platform for a wide-range of Conservative supporters, activists & commentators” has featured this article by Rene Kinzett as part of it’s discussion about the Alternative Vote & the referendum about whether to upgrade our elections … Continue reading

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No2AV’s David Blunkett on FPTP- “it’s a strange, almost mystical process”

This interview on the BBC’s “Daily Politics” programme with former Labour cabinet minister & now No2AV frontliner David Blunkett was bought to our attention by Anthony Butcher on his I Support AV website recently. Alongside the usual bluster & false … Continue reading

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BBC Newsnight- Yes To Fairer Votes take on Margaret Beckett

Jonathan Bartley of Yes To Fairer Votes debates the forthcoming referendum with Margaret Beckett, President of the No2AV campaign (video courtesy of the Fairer Votes Youtube channel & originally BBC Newsnight). Incredibly negative performance from Beckett & once again no … Continue reading

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The AV ‘multiple votes’ myth debunked by Fairer Votes Edinburgh

An argument that has often been wrongly levelled at AV by both the official No campaign & various Conservative & some Labour politicians is that it allows some voters to vote multiple times. The most recent MP to voice it … Continue reading

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Big Beasts of Westminster Vs The People – coming to a polling station near you on 5th May 2011!

The No campaign have revealed their list of headline politicians that support their side of the electoral reform referendum debate, while forgetting to ask one of them whether they were actually on the No to AV side! As reported over … Continue reading

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