Long Read – Ballot Box Britain: GE 2019 Under PR

December 19, 2019 Ballot Box Scotland 0

Having worked out a simple PR model for the 2017 election just before GE19, it was easy to slot the numbers from this year in too. In an election notable for its tactical voting and heavily distorted result, I imagine a possible alternative to Westminster’s antiquated, unfair and fundamentally undemocratic voting system.

Long Read – Ballot Box Britain: GE 2017 Under PR

December 7, 2019 Ballot Box Scotland 2

As something a bit different for a pre-Election long read, I take one last look back at the 2017 General Election. It’s a rare whole-UK moment for Ballot Box Scotland, as we take a trip through the alternate reality of having used Proportional Representation instead of First Past the Post the last time we elected the House of Commons.