[OT) Elections - Was almost anything

Pigeon jah.pigeon at ukonline.co.uk
Thu Dec 19 09:54:08 CST 2002


On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 02:43:10PM +1030, Freeman, Peter (ERHS) wrote:
> >Perhaps you should have more lunch breaks :-)
> 
> Perhaps you should be my boss.... :)
> 
> 
> >One system favoured by Saphologists (?) is multi-seat electorates. 
> 
> Saphologists??  What/who are they?  A new protocol or a plant of some kind?
> :)

Those who study lesbianism, perhaps?

> 
> > Imagine every  5 current adjacent electorates combined, with electors 
> >casting thir vote to elect 5 people in each such large 
> >electorate.  The 
> >outcome would be likely to be a far greater number of minor 
> >parties and 
> >independents in Parliament, far more representative of the electors 
> >views than is possible at present.

I'll have to think about this, must admit I don't quite understand
what's supposed to happen.

Pigeon

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