[EM] Proportional multi-winner ranked voting methods - guidelines?

James Gilmour jgilmour at globalnet.co.uk
Thu Feb 23 10:43:13 PST 2017

> Richard Fobes (VoteFair)  Sent: 23 February 2017 17:54
> However, as I stated before, STV would not provide fair results if it were used for a full national legislature.
> Recently, in Canada, some people have been promoting the idea of using STV to elect about 5 MPs (members of parliament) from
> each district (which they call a "riding").  That would produce very unfair results!
> That's what I had in mind when I referred to using STV repeatedly.

Please see the attached results of some STV-PR elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly.

If Canada had results like those from its Federal and Provincial elections no-one would be calling for electoral reform in Canada.

James Gilmour
Edinburgh, Scotland

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