Tagged with AV

No vote wins

Well, it shouldn’t be any great surprise that the country has voted against reform. The smarmy tories are predictably telling us the victory was down to their campaigning, but I and many others out there believe something else.  It seems to have been more of a country-wide “let’s teach the LibDems” attitude, rather than any … Continue reading

Counting begins

Count-up of the Referendum vote has begun and the turn-out, according to some reports, was higher than first thought. Whether that ends up being good news or bad, we’ll find out later tonight.

AV Referendum – 2 days to go

Well, with just 2 days before the referendum it looks as though the No’s will have their way. So it seems that fighting dirty does win out over fighting fair!  I give up with the country if it does happen because people are obviously not interested in having a fairer system of voting in politicians. … Continue reading

AV: things are hotting up!

AV: things are hotting up!

The alternative vote argument was always going to be contentious but I don’t think many of us in the UK could have realised just how much. On Saturday former leader of the Lib Dems, Paddy Ashdown, attacked chancellor George Osborne, accusing him “cheap mud-slinging and scaremongering” in an article in the Observer. PM David Cameron … Continue reading

The UK Voting Referendum

If, like me, you’re in the UK then you may be just as confused as I am about the choices in the up-coming referendum on May 5th. You may well have checked out the official site and found it about as much use as an invalidated voting form!!  I certainly did.  The public information film … Continue reading