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Summary and explainers of voting systems by the Electoral Reform Society (based in the UK), with an emphasis on how Single Transferable Vote is their preferred option.
Part 4 of a series on the relatively recent change to the voting system in New Zealand to MMP (multiple-member proportional), covering the status of MMP today and how it might change in future.
Part 3 of the series on New Zealand’s electoral reform covers the chaotic transition in to a new political world.
Part 2 of the series on the introduction of MMP in New Zealand in the 1990s
New Zealand’s first election under Multi-member Proportional (MPP) voting was 25 years ago this year. Here’s the first of a four-part series on the story of how the NZ establishment stumbled in to a radical rethinking of their electoral process and how things have panned out since then.