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First-past-the-post system for 2015 election: UEC

The Culprit Is Not First-Past-the-Post

Most of these comments and questions have revolved around the suitability of first-past-the-post (FPTP) as an electoral system for the election of members of the House of Peoples' Representatives of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. If ..., 1 month ago

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Time for democratic reform

Dear editor, Let's imagine in 2011 you were appointed the sole UN observer of a democratic election in a country. You watched closely for bribing or bullying of voters and witnessed none. You declared it a fair election and yet you were ...
 Saskatchewan Lifestyles1 day ago
Daily Kos

"We need to restore responsible government"

Canada votes on October 19. We spoke with Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for the Canadian Green Party, about Canada's climate performance, the state of Canadian democracy, and the prospects for her party in the upcoming elections. Elizabeth May ...
 Heinrich Böll Foundation3 days ago In Canada, signs of a new Quiet Revolution  Daily Kos2 weeks ago

The Prime Minister should rethink his disastrous plan to shrink the Commons

During general election campaigns, long periods in opposition, and even unhappy periods in coalition, parties can say things which in retrospect aren't always as sensible as they seemed to them at the time. One such example was the supposed innate ...
 New Statesman5 days ago

Zimbabwe: Local Government Helps Promote Gender Equality

By Zimbabwe local governments have joined other stakeholders in the move to promote gender equality in all spheres. They have promised to spearhead the fight for gender equality in their different rural and urban councils. Different councils were ...
 AllAfrica.com1 week ago

Parties agree on 60/40 ratio for provincial assemblies

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. KATHMANDU, June 29 -- Four major political parties have agreed to allocate 60 percent seats under the First Past the Post (FPTP) electoral system and 40 percent ...
 HT Syndication1 week ago
Sri Lanka Daily News

Why 20A must await next parliament

An Adjournment Debate on the 20th Amendment was as far as it was possible to go with this necessary move to change the electoral system of the country. All indications are that this would remain an adjourned debate, with the Opposition showing no ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 week ago

Meet on proportional representation held

ampaign for Electoral Reforms in India (CERI) on Friday organised a State-level meeting here demanding introduction of Proportional Representation system and ensuring proportional seats for women in Parliament and State Assemblies.The meeting held ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago
Capital Bay

Russell Brand's drugs charity speech disgusts Peaches Geldof's sister Fifi says Sebastian Shakespeare

By Sebastian Shakespeare for the Daily Mail 40 View comments Just four days after Russell Brand was told to F*** off back to Miliband as he prepared to address Left-wing protesters on an anti-austerity march, the self-styled ...
 Capital Bay1 week ago
World Policy Institute

Planting Seeds of Democracy in Myanmar

This article was originally published by Fair Observer . By Tanvi Mani As Burmese citizens prepare to cast their vote in October 2015, Myanmar is stuck in a discernible shroud of anticipation. In a country that has been embattled in the ...
 World Policy Institute1 week ago
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