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Entries from November 2008

Democracy Scorned

November 13th, 2008 · 4 Comments

The energy and public participation in the 2008 US Election has made many in the UK very jealous, and is raising questions about, say, why we don’t have primary contests to choose party leaders. Here’s how leadership contests currently work:

Conservatives: MPs choose two candidates, who party members can then vote on
Labour: the totality of party [...]

Tags: politics