Should we change the general election voting system?MoneySaving Poll Results


Poll started 22 February 2011:

Should we change the general election voting system?

On 5 May the UK will have a referendum on whether we should switch to the the Alternative Vote (AV) system or stick with the current First-Past-the-Post.

If the election was today which would you vote for?


First-Past-The-Post. (The current system - X marks the spot and the one with the most votes wins even if they get less than 50% of the total.)

3,184 votes (50 %)
Alternative Vote. (Rate the candidates you prefer in order. If your 1st gets the least votes it's transferred to your 2nd and so on until one candidate gets over 50% of the votes.)
3,237 votes (50 %)

                   6,421 votes received.

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