Once again, advocates of first-past-the-post
see this as an advantage of their system, but arguably it is not.
Lord Jenkins came down firmly in favour of changing the current first-past-the-post
system and the British government is now making moves to do just that.
system presents a number of advantages for the electorate.
That was Peter Hain earlier this year when he was arguing against first-past-the-post
Mr Jones said"If we do win, it will be the straightforward simplicity of first-past-the-post
that carries the day.
I think first-past-the-post
has served us well for a very long time," he said.
Mr Clegg wants proportional representation (PR) to replace first-past-the-post
to give smaller parties wider representation in the Commons.
If repeated in a general election, the findings would give Labour a small majority because of imbalances in the first-past-the-post
Last November, when they signed the comprehensive peace accord with Nepalese mainstream political parties, Maoist rebels to hold the constituent assembly election on the basis of a joint electoral system, meaning both the proportional representation system and the first-past-the-post
system, for which the commission on Sunday also extended the deadline for submitting nomination papers.
If the election had been entirely carried out under the first-past-the-post
system (as per the British Parliament), there would have been a clear winner and therefore stronger Government for Wales.
Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy disclosed that preliminary talks have begun to look at replacing Britain's first-past-the-post
system with a form of proportional representation.
follow greyhounds and adopt a first-past-the-post
system for betting purposes, writes David Yates.
In a first-past-the-post
election, this is a very encouraging result.
Responses to a party-wide consultation exercise showed massive opposition to scrapping the first-past-the-post
system for Westminster elections, according to a series of reports.
The System Three survey shows Labour up two per cent in the first-past-the-post
vote to 41 per cent, and unchanged at 34 per cent on the list vote.