On Electoral Reform: Values

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On Electoral Reform: Values

On April 13th, Samara was joined by academics, MPs, think tanks, activists, and everyday citizens to hold an honest discussion about whether and what we want from electoral reform. This blog series "On Electoral Reform" wraps up some of the brightest and boldest ideas that came out of #SamaraChat XI: Electoral Reform

After identifying the problem, we wanted to get into values. We asked our community: Different voting systems prioritize different (and sometimes competing) values, such as simplicity, representation, group power or individual power. What values should we prioritize when designing a new voting system? 

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