An alternative Government?

An alternative Government?

The impact of voting reform on UK general elections

On May 5th 2011, the UK held a referendum on whether to replace its current First-Past-The-Post voting system with an Alternative Vote system in which voters rank candidates in order of preference. In this bulletin, we use economic techniques to analyse how AV could have changed the outcome of the 2010 UK general election, had it been in place at the time.

An alternative Government?