Define first past the post and List PR voting systems.

First Past the Post is a voting method in which voters are required to indicate on the ballot the candidate of their choice. The candidate who receives more votes than any other candidate wins in the area in question. • List PR system uses the ‘D'Hondt method’. The ‘D’Honte method’ is a highest averages technique for allocating seats in party-list proportional representation. Voters indicate their favoured candidates and the system distributes the seats in a manner which correlates with the vote.

Answered by Bruce T. Politics tutor


See similar Politics GCSE tutors

Related Politics GCSE answers

All answers ▸

(A-level Politics) To what extent do liberals disagree over freedom?

Explain Fiscal Policy?

Who has power in a society?

Does the First Past the Post (FPTP) electoral system provide fair representation of the electorate?

We're here to help

contact us iconContact usWhatsapp logoMessage us on Whatsapptelephone icon+44 (0) 203 773 6020
Facebook logoInstagram logoLinkedIn logo

© MyTutorWeb Ltd 2013–2024

Terms & Conditions|Privacy Policy