[EM] Request comments on MMP?

Markus Schulze markus.schulze at alumni.tu-berlin.de
Thu Jul 24 04:41:02 PDT 2003

I wrote (8 Oct 1999):
> In the last elections (27 Sep 1998) to the German Bundestag,
> something happened that demonstrated the direct link between
> the voters and their MPs: One poll station accidently used
> ballots that had been printed for a different constituency
> so that wrong candidates were listed on these ballots.
> The poll station opened at 8:00 a.m. and this accident
> was discovered by a voter at 1:15 p.m.. Until then, already
> 277 voters had voted without even noticing that wrong
> ballots were being used.

Markus Schulze

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