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The epic AV Referendum post-mortem blog: Evil triumphs when the good are led by incompetent halfwits

This is a lengthy and cathartic postmortem of the AV Referendum campaign. Parts of it (especially the bits about how the Yes campaign could have won) are based on the insights of staff and fellow volunteers in our marvellous Birmingham … Continue reading

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Why people in favour of PR should vote for AV

Jim Jepps of The Daily (Maybe) generously allowed me to write a guest post for his blog explaining why people in favour of PR should still vote for AV. You can see the original, complete with an interesting discussion, here. … Continue reading

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Would AV help the BNP?

With only five weeks to go until the AV Referendum, Yes2AV have unveiled their secret weapon: Baroness Warsi. Warsi is the chair of the Conservative Party, and judging by her recent comments she is a Yes2Av double agent masquerading as … Continue reading

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Yes to Fairer Votes Blog

You can read my blog on the Youth Says Yes event we organised at the University of Birmingham at the Yes to Fairer Votes website. I’m in the TV footage at about two minutes in – I’m the chap in … Continue reading

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No2AV plays the Nick Clegg card

It was obvious that No2AV were going to play the Nick Clegg card at some point. Seeing as he’s now one of the most unpopular men in Britain, tying him to the AV campaign was going to be something they … Continue reading

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There are just two minor flaws with No2AV’s claim that voting Yes2AV will cost £250m…

CAT: Why don’t we drop the defensive shields? KRYTEN: A superlative suggestion, sir, with just two minor flaws. One, we don’t have any defensive shields, and two, we don’t have any defensive shields. Now I realise that, technically speaking, that’s … Continue reading

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An A-Z of rubbish arguments from No2AV

A is for Australia As the No campaign never tire of telling us, only three countries use AV at the moment. One of them is Australia. According to one poll commissioned by the Institute for Public Affairs, 57% of Australians … Continue reading

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