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Proportional Representation Is a Waste of a Vote

(16) Comments | Posted October 18, 2011 | 9:19 AM

The three quite ordinary provincial elections last week stirred up enthusiasts for proportional representation (PR). They pointed out what is obvious in all our elections: that parties did not get seats in proportion to their popular vote. And that, as often, a small edge in the popular vote produced comfortable...

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