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Old 10th November 2017, 12:18 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by rjh01 View Post
Of course you could combine the two systems.
I have had some thoughts on this idea in the past. You could count a vote in two ways: one as a vote for a candidate in a single member electorate using preferential voting and then count the vote as part of a statewide vote where each candidate represents a party using proportional representation.

It doesn't stop the unwanted "party hacks" from getting elected but that is also a problem with the Hare-Clark system.
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