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    Re: Chaotic Australian election is a stark warning for fans of electoral reform in Canada

    That does sound a touch complex Gordon and thanks for the clarification.

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    Re: Chaotic Australian election is a stark warning for fans of electoral reform in Canada

    Quote Originally Posted by Alastair View Post
    That does sound a touch complex Gordon and thanks for the clarification.

    Alastair
    Alastair,

    If you really want to tear your hair out regarding Australian Electoral systems then here is something for you.

    DISCLAIMER; No liability accepted for the headache you may get


    Gordon.

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    THIS IS JUST THE OPENING SECTION



    Australian electoral systems





    Research Paper Index

    Research Paper no. 5 200708

    Australian electoral systems

    Scott Bennett and Rob Lundie
    Politics and Public Administration Section
    21 August 2007






    Executive summary

    The Australian electorate has experienced three types of voting system First Past the Post, Preferential Voting and Proportional Representation (Single Transferable Vote).

    First Past the Post was used for the first Australian parliamentary elections held in 1843 for the New South Wales Legislative Council and for most colonial elections during the second half of the nineteenth century. Since then there have been alterations to the various electoral systems in use around the country. These alterations have been motivated by three factors: a desire to find the perfect system, to gain political advantage, or by the need to deal with faulty electoral system arrangements.

    Read on here :-

    http://www.aph.gov.au/About_Parliame.../RP0708/08rp05

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