Referendum on the voting system used to elect MPs

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    Geoffw

    Have you made up your mind about how you will vote in the forthcoming referendum?

    As a matter of interest these are by no means the only voting systems used around the world, though some kind of proportional systmes do seem to be in the majority.

    First Past The Post (FPTP) 51 countries
    Block Vote (BV) 15 countries
    Party Block Vote (PBV) 4 countries
    Alternative Vote (AV) 3 countries
    Two-Round System (TRS) 21 countries
    List Proportional Representation (List PR) 71 countries
    Single Transferable Vote (STV) 2 countries
    Mixed Member Proportional System (MMP) 8 countries
    Parallel Systems 20 countries
    Single Non-Transferable Vote (SNTV) 2 countries
    Limited Vote (LV) 1 country
    Borda Count (BC) 1 country
    No direct elections (N) 15 countries (including China)

    for an explanation of each see:  http://www.idea.int/esd/glossary.cfm#N

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