Ranked Ballots for Canada

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Monthly Archives: November 2017

Who Should Decide Who Forms The Government?

Two recent elections in proportional representation electoral systems illustrate a major difference between those and single-member plurality or majority systems. New Zealand spent a month without knowing who would form the government.  Candidates of the National Party won 41 of the 71 electorate seats and Labour won 29.  New Zealand First won none.  However, compensatory seats are awarded to parties who…