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Feb 19, 2006

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Scott Farquhar

This system is used to elect state and federal members of parliament in Australia.

It is a must fairer system than first pass the post. However, it means that the 'preference vote' (parties often hand out 'how to vote' cards, which list their party first, then a secondary party, etc) becomes important.

This is good and bad, depending on your perspective. I means that minority views may get over-represented by a majority party that is trying for preference votes.

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