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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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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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The Alternative Vote Debate in Edinburgh – Helen Writes

Helen, Co-convenor of the Yes to Fairer Votes Edinburgh, writes to the Edinburgh Evening News on the debate in Edinburgh on adopting the Alternative Vote Voting System. Helen writes… The fact that just 12 people turned up at a meeting … Continue reading

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Any Answers to the Alternative Vote Referendum – John Symons Says Yes – Guest Post

One of our colleagues from Aberdeen writes to the BBC Any Answers team as part of their coverage of the Alternative Vote Referendum putting the case for the Alternative Vote succinctly. Dear Any Answers Team,   Last night Margaret Beckett trotted … Continue reading

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