In this week’s bumper fun Alternative Vote Review we look at some of the issues for the Conservative Party caused by the Referendum and we have a brief look at some of the polling.
and Jonathan Isaby worries that voting Yes in the Alternative Vote referendum will make us all foreign.
and Yes to Fairer Votes Katie Ghose lays out her stall on the BBC
Lilliiput and the Question of Eggs as imagined by Dicky Moore, an entertaining discussion of the problems with First Past the Post whilst Colin Grey gives us a superb video on the problems with First Past the Post.
Mark Reckons Cameron might actually want the Alternative Vote to Pass and considers how the Conservatives use the Alternative Vote system for their own elections.
Duncan Stott asks us how representative is Parliament and gives a hint of an answer with a simple, yet beautiful pie chart.
Bringing Down the Coalition
Bristol West Paul considers if a Yes Vote might bring pressure to bear on Cameron and weaken the coalition as the Tory Right run amoke through Lib Dem inspired policy.
Sentiments echoed by a “senior Tory frontbencher” in the Herald and reflected in this report by TrustLaw and David Radstock looks at how a Yes Vote might affect the campaign against cuts being run by UK Uncut
A competition is being run to find the best way to represent the Alternative Vote voting System. Entries close on Friday 18th March
Stackee considers some of the cost analysis of the Alternative Vote and finds them wanting and goes on to talk about voter choice being worth the money. Sentiments echoed by Yes to Fairer Votes Camden
Whilst a more recent article on more recent polls by Political Betting notes that the Yes Campaign appear to be edging ahead, including in polls commissioned by No2AV
In a poll of himself, Boris Backer uses the Alternative Vote system to show that he’ll be voting No in May.
and finally on polls, Anthony Green looks at the opinion Australians have of the Alternative Vote and they should know, they’ve used is since 1918,