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Voting Systems

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice whether he has made a recent assessment of the likely effects of the implementation of a preferential voting system on the number of invalid votes cast in an election. (316318)

The Government's “Review of Voting Systems”, published in 2008, found that

“there was no conclusive evidence that any one particular voting system is more confusing for the voter, in terms of casting their votes correctly, than any other system”.