Cookies?
Library Header Image
LSE Research Online LSE Library Services

Why the Alternative Vote system could have delivered a clearer signal on Brexit

Khaitan, Tarun (2019) Why the Alternative Vote system could have delivered a clearer signal on Brexit. LSE Brexit (01 Dec 2019). Blog Entry.

[img] Text (brexit-2019-12-11-why-the-alternative-vote-system-could-have) - Published Version
Available under License Other license.

Download (99kB)

Abstract

The confusing scramble by Remainers to vote tactically in this General Election has exposed the failings of the First Past the Post (FPTP) system. Tarun Khaitan (Oxford University) explains why the Alternative Vote system could have delivered a clearer signal about Brexit - particularly as it would have discouraged Labour from engaging in strategic ambiguity about it, and forced voters to deliberate on Plan B if their preferred option was not to be realised.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://about it, and forced voters to deliberate o...
Additional Information: © 2019 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2020 13:42
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2020 23:25
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/103520

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

View more statistics