Video: The answer is AV. The answer is YES!

Paddy Ashdown explains why:

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  • Andrew Suffield 2nd May '11 - 6:53pm

    Nice lack of an argument there. When your only response to a video like this is to whine, you don’t deserve to win.

  • I have a lot of respect for Paddy but the 1.6% figure is absurd. How do you justify saying that only votes in seats which change parties are ones that ‘decided’ the election and then only by the swing? Or to put it another way if no seat changed hands, there wouldn’t be any votes which decided the election! Even if you were to take this ridiculous measurement, it would barely change under AV compared to FPTP, even in optimisic models it would only increase to about 2%.

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