We seem uncharacteristically diffident and timid about critically reviewing our system of political representation. This is exasperating, given dissatisfaction with the existing model. Serious national debate on this issue is stymied by the ... Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday, 1 week ago
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After every general election, a howl of protest goes up, usually from the losing side, against India's first-past-the-post (FPTP) system. Right at the start I'd like to make it clear that the BJP's win winning every third vote cast in this country, ...The Hindu, 1 week ago Do we need to change our polling system? The Hindu, 2 months ago dna edit: BJP's vote share points to need for electoral reforms DNA India, 2 months ago
A man votes in the by-election in 2012. (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Burma's biggest opposition party opposes a change to a proportional representation (PR) electoral system because it would confuse voters, a party member says. ...Irrawaddy, 1 week ago In Burma's Young Democracy, Vote No on Proportional Representation Irrawaddy, 2 weeks ago Burma's Upper House Votes to Change Electoral System Irrawaddy, 1 month ago Upper house votes for proportional representation DVB, 1 month ago
Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) and Centre for Development of People (Cedep) have renewed their call for a 50+1 electoral system to replace the existing first-past-post which according to the rights groups has tended to legitimize ...Nyasa Times, 2 weeks ago
Electoral systems are important conduits through which the voice of citizens is heard, and careful consideration of a nation's circumstances must be given when selecting an electoral system best suited to reflect the variety of opinions expressed by ...Irrawaddy, 3 weeks ago We can learn from election results Packet & Times, 1 month ago Professor: Change to electoral system would benefit third parties Antigua Observer, 1 month ago The electoral system: Is there vice or virtue in reform? Daily Maverick, 2 months ago
An ethnic Shan woman casts her vote at a Naypyidaw polling station during Burma's October 2010 general election. (Photo: The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Burma's ethnic political parties plan to organize protests across the country to show their ...Irrawaddy, 3 weeks ago Ethnic political parties promise mass protest if PR system passes DVB, 4 weeks ago
Arunabha Bagchi After the overwhelming victory of Narendra Modi and the marginalisation of Congress in the new Parliament, voices have been raised about the merit of our First-Past-The-Post (FPTP) electoral system. As far as I could gather, it ...The Statesman, 4 weeks ago Delhi's opiated intellectuals Livemint.com, 2 months ago
KATHMANDU: The Constituent Assembly today started theoretical debates on the structure of the legislative body in the federation, Pradesh and local bodies. Taking part in the discussion on the report submitted by the Constitutional Record Study and ...Himalayan Times, 4 weeks ago
Chennai: It is most ironic that M. Karunanidhi should be speaking up now about the need for a debate on proportional representation as opposed to the Westminster model of First-Past-The-Post (FPTP) model of democracy that we follow in India. His ...Deccan Chronicle, 1 month ago
After years of bartering Dalit and backward caste interests, Mayawati and the BSP's fall is no shock; what's surprising is how far and how fast Anand Teltumbde Kharagpur the last general election was full of surprises, despite the foregone ...HardNews Magazine, 1 month ago
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