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CONDORCET METHOD
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CURRENT ELECTORAL SYSTEM
FIRST-PAST-THE-POST ELECTORAL SYSTEM
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CONSTITUENCY
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TIME
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REFORM ACT
VOTERS
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REPRESENTATIVES
ELECTORAL DISTRICTS
FIRST
VOTE
REFERENDUM
STV
YEARS
LIBERALIZATION
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PARTY
ZEALAND
ROYAL COMMISSION
PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION
MMP ELECTORAL SYSTEM
MMP
PARLIAMENT
FIRST PAST
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Review of Short Phrases and Links

    This Review contains major "Electoral System"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.

Definitions

  1. The electoral system is very similar to the one for the lower house, but is in many ways transferred to regional basis.
  2. The same electoral system is used as in general elections.

Condorcet Method

  1. A Condorcet method is any electoral system that satisfies the Condorcet criterion. (Web site)

Proponents

  1. Proponents of the Condorcet criterion see it as a principal issue in selecting an electoral system. (Web site)

Current Electoral System

  1. And our current electoral system does not guarantee majority governments -- look at the federal minority government situation in Parliament today.

First-Past-The-Post Electoral System

  1. Each "Member of Parliament" or "MP" is chosen by a single constituency according to the First-Past-the-Post electoral system. (Web site)

Favour

  1. Royal Commission reports in favour of an MMP (Mixed Member Proportional) electoral system. (Web site)

Problems

  1. Problems In 1975 several reforms had been made to the electoral system. (Web site)
  2. The 1981 election was one which exposed the problems of New Zealand's First Past the Post electoral system. (Web site)

Prime Minister

  1. Furthermore, the MMP electoral system has complicated this, as the Prime Minister may have to consult with another party leader. (Web site)

Canada

  1. If Britain proves prepared seriously to consider changing the electoral system it bestowed upon Canada, Canadians might follow suit. (Web site)
  2. All federal, provincial and territorial elections in Canada use the first-past-the-post electoral system.

Constituency

  1. Depending on the electoral system being used, a constituency may elect one or more members. (Web site)
  2. Each constituency returns one Member, using the first-past-the-post electoral system, under which the candidate with a plurality of votes wins. (Web site)

Alliance

  1. In the 1996 election, which was conducted under the new Mixed member proportional representation (MMP) electoral system, the Alliance won thirteen seats. (Web site)

Reform

  1. In 1830, Charles Grey, a life-long Whig, became Prime Minister determined to reform the electoral system. (Web site)
  2. Reform of the electoral system is one of the old chestnuts of Canadian politics.

Time

  1. Each country establishes their own way of electing their MEPs and in some countries the electoral system has changed over time and across regions. (Web site)

Election

  1. The election was New Zealand's last to date under the non-proportional first past the post electoral system.
  2. The election uses the MMP electoral system, a hybrid of the first-past-the-post election system and party-list proportional representation. (Web site)

Political Parties

  1. Bills modifying the electoral system and that of political parties shall be approved by the absolute majority of all the members of the Houses. (Web site)

Reform Act

  1. Although it did disenfranchise several rotten boroughs, the Reform Act did not address all the anomalies in the electoral system. (Web site)

Voters

  1. The recommendation to adopt a new electoral system was put to the voters in a referendum question at the May 2005 provincial election. (Web site)

Voting System

  1. A voting system or electoral system is a method by which voters make a choice between options, often in an election or on a policy referendum. (Web site)

Elections

  1. Elections to the Lok Sabha are carried out using a first-past-the-post electoral system. (Web site)
  2. These elections occur every three years (or earlier, should it be necessary), and take place under the Mixed Member Proportional electoral system. (Web site)

General Elections

  1. In each case, a vacancy may be filled by a by-election in the appropriate constituency, with the same electoral system as in general elections.
  2. The first past the post electoral system is used in by-elections, as in general elections. (Web site)

Party System

  1. An 8 page comparison of the two countries in terms of the party system, electoral system, and the judiciary.

Two-Party System

  1. This happens especially in countries where the electoral system favors a two-party system.

Representatives

  1. All other states use the First Past the Post electoral system to elect Senators, Representatives, and statewide officials.

Electoral Districts

  1. Gerrymandering is possible, however, in any electoral system with multiple electoral districts. (Web site)

First

  1. The first and most important reason is that it hasn't adapted as well as Labour to the electoral system they jointly helped us stumble into in the 1990s. (Web site)

Vote

  1. Not only was it the date when women won the right to vote in 1893 but it was also the date when the people voted to change their electoral system in 1992. (Web site)

Referendum

  1. See also electoral system, party system, plebiscite, primary election, referendum and initiative. (Web site)

Stv

  1. The only choice on the referendum question is to either keep our current FPTP system or to adopt an STV electoral system.

Years

  1. Elections must be held at least every 5 years and the electoral system used is single transferable vote.

Liberalization

  1. The Jaruzelski administration pursued pragmatic reform, including liberalization of the electoral system. (Web site)

Seats

  1. The Electoral System The number of seats in the House of Representatives is constitutionally set at 150, elected from 11 electoral districts.

Party

  1. However, the electoral system meant that the party only won two seats - one delivered by Jim Anderton, and the other by Sandra Lee in Auckland.
  2. However the Maori Party already has an electoral system that effectively grants it a significant advantage over any other party. (Web site)
  3. Puerto Rico has a hybrid first past the post electoral system, in which a voter can vote by party, by candidate or both. (Web site)

Zealand

  1. By contrast, United Future New Zealand worked that same electoral system well. (Web site)
  2. In the first place, some 20 years ago, it was thought highly unlikely that New Zealand, of all countries, would change its electoral system. (Web site)
  3. General elections normally occur at least every three years in New Zealand, and operate using the Mixed Member Proportional electoral system. (Web site)

Royal Commission

  1. In response to public anger, the Labour Party established a Royal Commission on the Electoral System, which delivered its results in 1986.
  2. The disquiet engendered by these results led the Labour government elected in mid-1984 to establish a Royal Commission on the Electoral System. (Web site)
  3. They followed a Royal Commission on the Electoral System which recommended in 1986 that New Zealand adopt the German MMP system. (Web site)

Proportional Representation

  1. Elections in Malta are based on the single transferable vote system, which is a variant of the proportional representation electoral system.
  2. A proportional representation electoral system now exists in New Zealand, which has led to a further increase of women in the legislature in 1996.
  3. The STV electoral system broadly produces proportional representation in the Dáil.

Mmp Electoral System

  1. At the same time as the 1993 election, however, there was a referendum which established the MMP electoral system for future use. (Web site)
  2. Royal Commission reports in favour of MMP electoral system. (Web site)
  3. In the 1996 election, the first to be conducted under the new MMP electoral system, Fitzsimons was placed third on the Alliance party list. (Web site)

Mmp

  1. The 45th Parliament was notable in that it was the first to be elected under the new MMP electoral system, a form of proportional representation. (Web site)
  2. In the 1996 election, which was conducted under the new MMP electoral system, the Alliance won thirteen seats. (Web site)
  3. With the switch to the MMP electoral system for the 1996 elections, smaller parties could gain a share of seats proportional to their share of the vote. (Web site)

Parliament

  1. In Singapore, due to the electoral system the liberal Singapore Democratic Party (member CALD) is not represented in parliament. (Web site)
  2. Under the Act the Parliament of Northern Ireland was given the legislative power to alter the electoral system from three years after its first meeting. (Web site)
  3. With the introduction of the MMP electoral system in the 1996 elections, Lee-Vercoe was joined in Parliament by Alamein Kopu. (Web site)

First Past

  1. However, the First Past the Post electoral system meant that the party won no seats in parliament. (Web site)
  2. Prior to the 1996 election, New Zealand had a first past the post (FPP) electoral system.
  3. The Values Party contested three elections but did not gain seats since the first past the post electoral system was in use at that time.

Electoral System

  1. Election to the New Zealand Parliament is by the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) electoral system, which provides for proportional representation. (Web site)
  2. The New Zealand Royal Commission on the Electoral System listed ten criteria for their evaluation of possible new electoral systems for New Zealand. (Web site)
  3. One system that has an almost cult following is STV. It has grown in popularity and was even considered by the 1986 Royal Commission on the Electoral System.

Categories

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  3. Proportional Representation
  4. Royal Commission
  5. Condorcet
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