Posted asRadioLIVE's MMP Mondays continues. They've covered the current and previous systems, and the next three weeks look at Preferential Vote, Single Transferable Vote and Supplementary Member. 8pm Mondays on RadioLIVE.
Posted asTV3's Firstline did a great piece on the coming MMP referendum debate.
In over a hundred years before we chose MMP, only 44 women had been elected to Parliament. Since MMP, we have elected over eighty women MPs in only 15 years.
MMP is a fairer and more representative voting system.
Our workshop series with Dr Philip Temple is this weekend, including a Public Meeting on MMP (see base of page).
Welcome to MMP Fridays - a wrap on the news and events relating to MMP, leading up to the referendum on November 26.
As reported last week TV3's Firstline did a great piece on the coming MMP referendum debate. It wasn't online last week, but it is now, so take a look here - it's well worth it.
Posted asSome good radio on MMP at the moment. RadioLIVE's MMP Mondays started this week with a focus on the status quo - MMP. For the next four Mondays they look at the alternative systems, ably assisted by the University of Auckland's Raymond Miller.
This week, a great new video on why we ditched First Past the Post in the first place. Watch it now:
Posted asMedia Release: Campaign for MMP. Sunday July 3, 2011
'Politicians butt out' signal welcomed
Campaign for MMP has welcomed a clear signal this week from politicians that the referendum on voting systems belongs to the public, not political parties.
Sandra Grey, spokesperson for Campaign for MMP, said that several party leaders had this week confirmed that their parties would not be taking a position on the referendum.