Category Archives: Guest Posts

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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Power to the People – Guest Post

As the Leicestershire branch of the Take Back Parliament campaign for Electoral Reform is launched, activist Stuart Emmerson considers the background to our current X-voting system and the merits of the AV system on offer in next May’s National Referendum. … Continue reading

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From virgin to addict in 2 evenings – my introduction to phonebanking. Guest Post from an Edinburgh Volunteer.

I’m no political hack.  I’m not a member of any political party, I’ve never canvassed before, and I hate cold callers … but

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A Seven Point Briefing For Campaigners on the Alternative Vote System – Guest Post

This is the first in a series of guest posts by Dr Stuart Emerson, mathematician and Fairer Votes campaigner in Leicestershire. Stuart has distilled the experience of the Leicestershire Fairer Votes group on the streets of Leicestershire.  Here he gives … Continue reading

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