Originally Posted by psionl0
Any system can be a nightmare if it is not implemented well. MMP still elects "party hacks" who the voters do not want. You still have single member electorates where you might not like any electable candidate. Though it is a vast improvement on single electorate systems used by most of the world.
In the ACT and Tasmania the ballot papers are not that big. It works well as there is not a vast difference between different areas.
Of course you could combine the two systems.