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FactCheck: Would AV have curbed Margaret Thatcher’s power?
The claim “This (Margaret Thatcher’s Government) was organised wickedness given the veneer of legitimacy by an electoral system that gave 100 per cent of Government power despite being opposed by 60 per cent of the population.” Tim Farron, President, Liberal Democrats, at AV cross-party event, 27 April 2011
FactCheck: AV round-up – the truth behind the claims
FactCheck’s Twitter followers asked us for a round-up of the biggest claims made by the Yes to AV and No to AV camps. With the referendum on May 5th, many said there are still too many smoke and mirror tactics to make an informed decision.
Get used to more coalitions. Just don’t blame it on AV…
David Cameron thinks landslide elections like the one that brought Tony Blair to power might become a thing of the past under the Alternative Vote system. Is he right?