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I have already noted that research has found that certain electoral methods are conducive to women's political participation.
Vote-by-mail is an electoral method that has attracted a great deal of national attention.
Mr Paisley's attack came after HE was blamed for agreeing to an electoral method which his opponents claimed threatened Ulster's constitutional future within the UK.
The Government has proposed the electoral method used by John Major in Northern Ireland, with a "closed list" system.
The RCES had recommended that Parliament be increased to 120 members independent of the electoral method, but the bill applied the increase only to MMP.
From 1994 to 1996, Lau served as a convener first of the Electoral Affairs Study Subgroup for Hong Kong, then of the Subgroup on Electoral Methods for the First Legislature (SEMFL), both appointed by the National People's Congress in Beijing.
Tsang urged that people instead focus on the need to amend the electoral methods for electing the chief executive and forming the Legislative Council in 2012.
The Hamas "victory" was the result of a poorly planned democracy that could have been righted by employing the electoral methods used in the recently successful Iraqi elections.
Twenty-two councils, including two in the Midlands, are to pilot new electoral methods, such as voting in shopping centres and electronic counting, in May.
According to China's official news agency Xinhua, the mainland will let Hong Kong make changes to its electoral methods but only "in the principle of gradual and orderly progress".
Qiao was seeking Hong Kong views ahead of a Beijing's forthcoming decision Monday on the need for Hong Kong to alter its electoral methods for the chief executive in 2007 and the legislature in 2008, proposed by Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa in a report last week.
The Sierra Club Board of Directors recently voted "to support alternative electoral methods that better reflect the diversity of public opinion," including instant runoff.
Mr Poznyak withdrew voluntarily from the unofficial Presidential race, because of his doubts about the regularity of the electoral methods.
The Government today (December 4) published the "Consultation Document on the Methods for Selecting the Chief Executive in 2017 and for Forming the Legislative Council in 2016" to consult the public on the two electoral methods.
On legislator election, the paper suggests three options that include direct election for all 60 legislators; adopting more democratic electoral methods regarding the 30 functional constituency seats; and replacing the FC seats with district council members.