• Alternative Vote poll - yes or no?

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    naughtyrider [sign in to see picture]
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    Booties wrote:

     Well it's all over. I'm totally moving out of England -_-

    I guess that means the no's have it :( you can always go to Scotland Booties

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    A very sad day for British politics, i haven't felt this disappointed in the electorate since the BNP won their first seat

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    GRRRR so bad that a campaign built on lies can sway people so much - the %s for yeses in the polls were way higher than that!!

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     And now we have no hope of getting an actually fair system.

    To quote Lord Reid  "should put electoral reform off the agenda"

    GREAT SUCCESS.

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    Disappointed but not surprised....yet again a powerful bullshit propaganda machine has won the day

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    sad day for Brittish democracy.

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    Peachy keen wrote:

     And now we have no hope of getting an actually fair system.

    there is always hope Peachy....change is inevitable it's just a matter of when not if

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     I am from Scotland originally, so I might move back! 

    It's a very sad day indeed. I actually got a little tearful when I saw the map... If it was a bit closer, I don't think I'd feel so outraged. I really can't believe that so few people actually voted... And that those who did were bought out by hundreds of "NO" leaflets and a masquerade of lies and manipulation. 

    Also very upsetting that most of the "yes" campaigners are just giving in on the concept of fairer votes, instead of pushing for change in some way or another, and showing people why they were wrong!

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    naughtyrider wrote:

    Peachy keen wrote:

     And now we have no hope of getting an actually fair system.

    there is always hope Peachy....change is inevitable it's just a matter of when not if

     Except that this is going to stop anything happening for about 20 years probably.

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     Booties wrote:

     I am from Scotland originally, so I might move back! 

    It's a very sad day indeed. I actually got a little tearful when I saw the map... If it was a bit closer, I don't think I'd feel so outraged. I really can't believe that so few people actually voted... And that those who did were bought out by hundreds of "NO" leaflets and a masquerade of lies and manipulation. 

    Also very upsetting that most of the "yes" campaigners are just giving in on the concept of fairer votes, instead of pushing for change in some way or another, and showing people why they were wrong!

    I Agree all we have left is the right to vote and people dont use it, :-@

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    What gets me is that countries around the world are modernising their democracies and yet here as usual just happy to keep the old ways......just saw Cameron on tele saying that the British people have by a huge majority rejected AV.....the bullshit propaganda continues

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    Peachy keen wrote:

    naughtyrider wrote:

    Peachy keen wrote:

     And now we have no hope of getting an actually fair system.

    there is always hope Peachy....change is inevitable it's just a matter of when not if

     Except that this is going to stop anything happening for about 20 years probably.

    I know Peachy.....I remember the hopelessness when Thatcher stayed in power for so long...change takes time and sometimes it comes with the next generation

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    naughtyrider wrote:

    What gets me is that countries around the world are modernising their democracies and yet here as usual just happy to keep the old ways......just saw Cameron on tele saying that the British people have by a huge majority rejected AV.....the bullshit propaganda continues

     I knew this would happen. The 6 million people that voted yes don't count, apparently... And just because the rest didn't want AV (thanks to Cameron spoon-feeding them bollocks), suddenly that means they're happy with FPTP....

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    So no move to a fairer system now we can look forward to all the wonderful cuts and probably no general election until 2015

    Booties this is getting me depressed so I hope you don't mind but had a long gaze at your profile pic which put a smile on my face

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    for all you yes to AV which party would you like to run the country?

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    man of pleasure wrote:

    for all you yes to AV which party would you like to run the country?

    with the system we have now the most likely outcome is that the tory or labour party will run the country and we need a voting system that is more likely to provide a more diverse parliament that truly reflects the political landscape of the country.

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    so your answer is you want a more coalitions.

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    man of pleasure wrote:

    so your answer is you want a more coalitions.

     AV doesn't lead to more coalition governments and hung pariments.

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    Peachy keen wrote:

    man of pleasure wrote:

    so your answer is you want a more coalitions.

     AV doesn't lead to more coalition governments and hung pariments.

    to be honest AV wouldnt make a difference to who was in power after the last election and the ones before it,

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    man of pleasure wrote:

    Peachy keen wrote:

    man of pleasure wrote:

    so your answer is you want a more coalitions.

     AV doesn't lead to more coalition governments and hung pariments.

    to be honest AV wouldnt make a difference to who was in power after the last election and the ones before it,

    That's the point though - the previous elections failed, so we need a new system of voting.

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