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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

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Ethnic MPs Skip Lower House Vote on PR System

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) ...
 Irrawaddy3 days ago Parliament approves vote, sans ethnic MPs, to debate new electoral system  DVB4 days ago PR System Would Be Too Confusing, NLD Says  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago In Burma's Young Democracy, Vote No on Proportional Representation  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago
Nyasa Times

CHRR, CEDEP renew calls for 50+1 electoral law: Appeals for public debate

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 Times3 weeks ago
Antigua Observer

Proportional Representation in Burma: More Divisive Than Inclusive

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 ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago We can learn from election results  Packet & Times1 month ago Professor: Change to electoral system would benefit third parties  Antigua Observer2 months ago The electoral system: Is there vice or virtue in reform?  Daily Maverick2 months ago

Ethnic Parties to Protest PR System

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 ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago Ethnic political parties promise mass protest if PR system passes  DVB1 month ago

Electoral reforms debate

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 Statesman1 month ago Delhi's opiated intellectuals  Livemint.com2 months ago

CA debates structure of legislative body

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 Times1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Indian democracy: No room to complain

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 Chronicle1 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 Magazine1 month ago

It's Not the System

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 India1 month ago
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