Reply to post: Re: "I know how I am voting now, and it is not those two."

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kmac499

Re: "I know how I am voting now, and it is not those two."

Can we please stop calling our system 'First past the Post' It isn't; there is no post.

The phrase FPTP gives a nice fuzzy feeling of an outright winner adding legitimacy to the winner as if they are all in an evenly matched game, like an Olympic 100m sprint race,

Our system should more accurately be called 'Furthest From The Start' or FFTS. (FFS for short ??) You win as long your pile of votes is one more than the next candidate,irrespective of the absolute size of the piles, and even if the sum total of all other votes massively outnumbers yours.

No quorom, No defined second choice.. grrrr.

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