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In Britain’s first past the post electoral system, some votes are worth 22 times more than others

Terry, Chris (2013) In Britain’s first past the post electoral system, some votes are worth 22 times more than others. Democratic Audit Blog (28 Aug 2013). Website.

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Abstract

Britain’s electoral landscape is dominated by safe seats, with very little competition for votes taking place within them. New research, presented here by Chris Terry of the Electoral Reform society, shows the enormous differences between the ‘cost’ of votes in different constituencies, calling into question the premise that all votes are equal.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2013 Democratic Audit UK
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2013 09:20
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2021 23:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54221

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