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Old 10th November 2017, 05:14 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by Tsukasa Buddha View Post
Range voting seems the best on paper. This page, despite looking wonky and having a clear slant, is quite thorough in going through the various issues we know about with voting systems.

But even small countries seem to want MMP because of the nature of having a person represent a district. But it can exacerbate certain problems in Westminster parliament models (e.g. the extremes have too much sway because they are king makers when forming a government).
The last issue can be fixed by having a rule that says that you need a significant % (10+%) to get anyone elected. Then if a third party has the balance of power they have a significant % of the population behind them.
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