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Old 11th November 2017, 08:32 AM   #40
psionl0
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Originally Posted by Archie Gemmill Goal View Post
I disagree that FPTP leads to a two party system inevitably. I think it's fairer to say it leads to at best two party contests but you can have a system where the results of those contests sums to three or four parties competing for overall control.
Have you got a country in mind where this is the case? It certainly isn't the USA. Even in the UK the emergence of the SNP is a relatively recent phenomenon and only occurred because the Scottish demographic is unique.
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