Lebanon’s parliament approved an electoral law which will allow legislative elections to be held
Proportional Representation articles on DC
Proportional representation is a concept in voting systems that means that the number of seats won by a party or group of candidates is proportionate to the number of votes received. Also see our section on Election Reform in America and our articles on the Electoral College.
The Lebanese Cabinet approved a new electoral law based on the proportional system
The move to proportional representation has been highly controversial but is moving forward anyway
Pushing smarter voting methods has the potential to change lives in the world at a fundamental level. There are few opportunities for this level of impact.
Oregon may become the 12th state to approve a law to introduce a National Popular Vote system
Lebanon electoral law based on the proportional system and away from sectarian considerations
Within a stretch of a couple miles, the political views often are nearly polar opposites in America
The Electoral College is the most notable illustration of Federalism in the Constitution
What’s going to be problematic is getting the youth to come back into politics following the 2016 election. Many people will turn to apathy based on the results. However, no fight truly ends after a defeat.
If a candidate gets elected that is both not preferred by a majority, then you’ve got a problem. A voting method that regularly makes that bad decision is not a voting method you want.