I REVERT to my series on constitutional reform to discuss the merits and demerits of the system of proportional representation (PR). In its simplest form the system views the whole country as a single constituency for electoral purposes and electors ... Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday, 22 hours ago
Deciding on a system of political representation » - Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday, 1 week ago
How Parliament would look with proportional representation - The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
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A session of the Upper House of Parliament in Naypyidaw. (Photo: The Irrawaddy) About 20 ethnic party lawmakers skipped a Lower House session to protest against further discussions on a proposal to introduce a proportional representation (PR) ...Irrawaddy, 3 days ago Parliament approves vote, sans ethnic MPs, to debate new electoral system DVB, 4 days ago PR System Would Be Too Confusing, NLD Says Irrawaddy, 2 weeks ago In Burma's Young Democracy, Vote No on Proportional Representation Irrawaddy, 3 weeks 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, 3 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, 1 month ago We can learn from election results Packet & Times, 1 month ago Professor: Change to electoral system would benefit third parties Antigua Observer, 2 months 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, 1 month ago Ethnic political parties promise mass protest if PR system passes DVB, 1 month 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, 1 month 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, 1 month 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
ITS inane to continue to analyse the BJP's stunning victory rather than rejoice in optimism. A tidy transfer of power to a different party for the eighth time in 67 years of independence is a proud achievement many neighbouring countries would be ...Outlook India, 1 month ago
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