Tag Archives: Yes2AV

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 problem with First Past the Post

First Past the Post is broken. Dan Snow looks at why First Past the Post is broken, and then at a historical perspective of our constitution and why Coalitions are more likely under First Past the Post (as well as … 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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AV Speaker Debate in West Bromwich- Friday 15th April

AV Debate- West Bromwich Town Hall Friday 15th April @ 7:30pm All are welcome at this debate about the Voting Reform Referendum, which has been organised by Tom Watson MP (Labour, West Bromwich East & supporter of Labour Yes) & … 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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March Into May – Step out for fairer votes this Saturday!

Saturday 9th April | 11am – 3pm | High Street (by Marks & Spencer), Birmingham city centre, B4 7SS With just ONE MONTH left until Referendum polling day on May 5th, this coming Saturday is the perfect time for all … 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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