Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Explain our MMP voting system.

Explain our MMP voting system (Mixed Member Proportional)

MMP is what we use to choose our parliament
It is a proportional system, which means that the proportion of votes a party gets will largely reflect the number of seats it has in parliament.

Each person over the age of 18 gets 2 votes.

The first vote is for the political party the voter chooses, this is called the Party voter.

The second vote is to choose the MP the voter, This is called the electorate vote. 

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