[EM] Census re-districting instead of PR for allocating seats to districts.

C.Benham cbenhamau at yahoo.com.au
Sun Jul 1 12:32:52 PDT 2012

I haven't been following this discussion closely, but I've long thought 
that the best way of allocating seats to multi-member districts is to 
just say that subject to every district having at least one seat we do 
the allocation after the votes have been cast, based on the numbers of 
people who actually vote.

(Then within each district I favour STV-PR rather than any list system..)

Competition between districts should help motivate an overall high 
turnout. But maybe there would be added incentives for skulduggery. :(

Chris Benham

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