[Marxism] Re: June 10 EU elections in Britain

Lueko Willms l.willms at jpberlin.de
Wed Jun 2 13:05:55 MDT 2004


     Am  02.06.04
schrieb  e.c.apling at btinternet.com (Paddy Apling)
    auf  /ALIST/MARXMAIL
     in  012001c44891$887dcc60$7ce08351 at homemain
  ueber  [Marxism] June 10 EU elections in Britain

PA> The result to be determined by the following [peculiar] system:  The
PA> nunber of votes for each party slate of individual candidate is
PA> divided by one, then by two, then by three.  The resulting seven
PA> highest figures win seats for the relevant party  - and the first
PA> (and subsequent) candidate on that list is declared elected.

   This is called the d'Hondt system. It is in use in many  
parliamentary systems where the election is done by proportional vote.

   So it may look strange in Britain, but not at all elsewhere.


Yours,
Lüko Willms                                     http://www.mlwerke.de
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