[EM] Request comments on MMP?

James Gilmour jgilmour at globalnet.co.uk
Wed Jul 23 17:38:07 PDT 2003

John asked:
> Greetings- For my continuing effort to educate myself on these 
> issues, I'd like to ask for people's views on the "mixed member

> proportional" system, the prototype of which is Germany. (I've
> New Zealand also has recently adopted this system, I'd like to
> more details of that case also.) In fantasy/utopian thinking, I

> imagine that MMP would be good for the U.S. Senate.

I haven't got time to reply tonight (now 00.11 GMT), but I would
not touch MMP with a bargepole if there were any chance at all of
implementing any other system of PR.

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