Proportional Representation - It’s Now or Never

by Make Votes Matter in Bristol, Bristol City, United Kingdom

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On 11th January 2022 we successfully raised £73,013 with 2682 supporters in 55 days

Despite Boris Johnson’s best efforts, we’ve never been this close to winning PR. This festive season let’s power equal votes over the line!

by Make Votes Matter in Bristol, Bristol City, United Kingdom

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Alison Harris 11th January 2022

I'm in my mid eighties and have never lived anywhere where my vote has counted . I would like to see a radical change in the voting system before I die !

Liz Spencer 11th January 2022

I am tired of having no voice, no representation, no influence Our government should be a government of all for all but it's not is it?

Julia Wilson 11th January 2022

We're already having our democratic rights taken away by the proposed Police, Crime and Sentencing Bill, therefore, now more than ever, we really need to have proportional representation

FRANCIS JOHNSON 11th January 2022

If we already had proportional representation, we wouldn't have had to suffer for years and years under a Tory government which has now become openly and brazenly corrupt (as well as thoroughly incompetent).

David Silk 11th January 2022

I have supported STV since 1970, have lived under a version of it for 10 years and am sure that it produces the fairest representation possible of public opinion. This moment is the nearest we have come in my lifetime to have a serious chance of electoral mighty heave!

Andrew Tinson 11th January 2022

PR is essential in the UK. 43% of the votes cast in Dec 2019 gave the Conservatives 59% of the MPs in Parliament. A system which does this is crazy, open to corruption and totally undemocratic.

peter michael mortimer 11th January 2022

I am weary of the current winner-takes-all system. I hope we will see a change to a fairer PR system and a future of coalition governments like most other European countries enjoy.

John Kemp 11th January 2022

We need PR to get a truly representative Parliament & to obviate tactical voting. Even more, our present system + our unwritten 'constitution' is very vulnerable to generating a truly DANGEROUS government, with fascist tendencies, as we have at present.

Stuart Worthington 11th January 2022

It's over 30 years since I had a vote in a general election where I didn't already know who was going to win my constituency. FPTP is just wrong, and we need to fix it.


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