Category Archives: Greens

Edinburgh Says Yes – In All Her Rainbow Colours But Mainly Purple

Whilst Flyering the Faithful on the road to Murrayfield we had just two people tell us they were going to vote No and their reasons for doing so were interesting. The other can be found here.  This post is mainly … Continue reading

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The Alternative Vote and Smaller Parties – Part II

Influence is often more powerful than power. So said the great Rabbi, Judah Lowe of Prague. The Alternative Vote system helps smaller parties by giving them influence over the policies and actions of the main parties. This influence is exerted … Continue reading

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The Alternative Vote and Small Parties – Part I

The question of whether the Alternative Vote helps small parties is one that excites both the Yes camp and the No camp.  For the Yes camp the answer is a qualified Yes, for the No Camp the answer appears to … Continue reading

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