Welcome to the second post in our series “How different voting systems work” for our last post we discussed the advantages and disadvantages of First Past the Post. For this week’s voting system we will be looking at the Alternative Vote. Carry on reading to discover what the Alternative Vote is and if it’s better than First Past the Post.
In this new series, we’ll be showing different voting systems and explaining the advantages and disadvantages of each voting system, whenever they work in the countries they’re used in.
The voting system commonly known as “First Past the Post” is the voting system used in the UK’s General Elections and the US Election as well as being used in other countries.