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In any electoral system, there are a certain number of votes that do not count towards electing a member of parliament – but in First Past the Post this is taken to extremes.
In-text: (First Past the Post wastes our votes, 2015)
Your Bibliography: Electoral-reform.org.uk. 2015. First Past the Post wastes our votes. [online] Available at: <http://www.electoral-reform.org.uk/wasted-votes/> [Accessed 15 January 2015].
In-text: (Kadirgamar-Rajasingham, 2005)
Your Bibliography: Kadirgamar-Rajasingham, D., 2005. Essentials of Free and Fair Elections. [online] Available at: <http://www.idea.int/asia_pacific/nepal/upload/Essential%20Elements%20of%20Free%20and%20Fair%20Election%20June%202005s.pdf> [Accessed 16 January 2015].
In-text: (Magone, 2004)
Your Bibliography: Magone, J., 2004. Contemporary Spanish politics. London: Routledge.
The voting system has come under scrutiny from the Spanish public with critics claiming the old system is undemocratic. Pressure is mounting to adopt a new method, which gives a fairer representation of seats, based on the number of votes cast.
In-text: (Rodríguez Domínguez, 2011)
Your Bibliography: Rodríguez Domínguez, N., 2011. New future ahead for Spain after the General Election Day?. Edinburgh Napier News, [online] Available at: <http://edinburghnapiernews.com/tag/dhondt-method/> [Accessed 16 January 2015].
Even the 2010 election which brought in the Coalition was unfair: it took 119,780 votes to elect a Liberal Democrat MP but only 33,470 to elect a Labour one.
In-text: (Wright, 2011)
Your Bibliography: Wright, O., 2011. The Independent, [online] Available at: <http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/av/a-guide-to-the-pros-and-cons-of-av-2278570.html> [Accessed 15 January 2015].
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