Proportional Representation: Effective Government
The efficacy and responsiveness of a democratic government is a direct result of the ways we elect our leaders. Below you’ll find how a Proportional Representation electoral system impacts the effectiveness of governments.
There are lots of options to improve our democracy. Parsing through them can seem complicated. So we simplified it for you.
|Proportional electoral systems
|How well does this system…
Promote a healthy government
Get money out of politics
Encourage voter participation and satisfaction
Reduce wasted votes and “strategic voting”
|Hare-Clark - Single Transferable Vote
|Preferential Closed List - Closed Party List
|Cumulative Free List - Open Party List
|Alternative Mixed Member - Mixed Member Proportional