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About fairervotesedinburgh

The unofficial blog for the Yes to Fairer Votes Campaign in Edinburgh. All views expressed are our own and do not necessisarily represent the views of the official Yes to Fairer Votes organisation

How do I feel about the Referendum result?

My wife asked me this morning how I felt about the result of the referendum on the Alternative Vote.  I’m not sure how she was expecting me to be feeling. Other people have asked me if I’m disappointed, or sad … Continue reading

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Why the Alternative Vote is Fairer and Gives Voters More Power

It’s been nearly a year since we started campaigning for a Yes vote in the referendum on the Alternative Vote. In that time I’ve spent lots of time on the streets telling people about the advantages of the alternative voting … Continue reading

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How do I pick the best Yes to the Alternative Vote Video

Whilst I’ve been out on the streets of Edinburgh campaigning for a Yes vote in the referendum next Thursday by talking to folk about the advantages of the Alternative Vote and why we should change from First Past the Post, the … Continue reading

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An A-Z of rubbish arguments from No2AV

An A-Z of rubbish arguments from No2AV.

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Vote Yes for Change. Vote No for More of the Same

On 5th May you can vote Yes for a change to the Alternative Vote System, or you can vote No for more of the same. It’s a simple choice, Yes for change, or No for more of the same. More … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Says Yes on the Beach – Guest Post by Kate

As part of a nationwide series of Purple Picnics at the beach the Edinburgh Yes to Fairer Votes campaign joined hundreds of campaigners across the UK in an awareness raising event at some of the nation’s favourite beach. Electoral Reform … Continue reading

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A few notes on the Edinburgh Alternative Vote Debate

Last Saturday whilst the Edinburgh Yes to  Fairer Votes group were unfurling our muckle great banner and holding two street stalls the No campaign were hosting a debate on adopting the Alternative Vote. We managed to send along about a quarter … Continue reading

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