[EM] To Bill Lewis Clark re: stepping-stone

James Gilmour jgilmour at globalnet.co.uk
Tue Jan 27 05:22:02 PST 2004

Bill Clark wrote:
> I'm not into proportional representation.  I prefer my 
> representatives to be tied to geography, not ideology.  
> Geography is concrete, and ideology is too abstract.  Call me 
> old-fashioned.

I thought the purpose of holding public elections for state assemblies and city councils was to
obtain representation for people, not patches of land defined by geography.

> I'm also against re-districting.  Ever.  If people have a 
> problem with the fact that depopulated regions have greater 
> per-capita representation than popular ones, they should move.

So Old Sarum would keep its two MPs?  That not old-fashioned  -  it's unbelievable!

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