Reply to post: Re: Mandatory Voting

US election pollsters weren't (very) wrong – statistically speaking

mathew42
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Re: Mandatory Voting

The lower houses in the Westminster system work very much like this where a party can win the majority of seats and form government but loose the popular vote. There is a long history of malapoportionment typically favouring rural voters. Bjelkemander is an interesting example where the conservative government was able to take advantage of a system originally put in place by the Labor party to advantage themselves.

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