Voting

221: The Queen is Not Going to Shoot Somebody

Rob and Tom discuss what the summer has in store for Brexit ahead of the Silly Season specials.

Topics

  • Conservative Leadership Race

  • The EU Response to Boris or Hunt

  • Brexit Economy

  • Proroguing Parliament

  • General Election?

  • Quick Polls Update

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220: Brexit Bin Analogy

Rob and Tom catch up on three weeks of the Conservative Leadership Race and give their thoughts on the final two contenders.

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  • Conservative Leadership Race

  • Boris’ Conduct

  • Quick Polls Update

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219: Alastair Campbell Soup

218: In Fifth Place, The Conservative Party

Rob and Tom discuss the results of the European Elections 2019. Who were the winners and losers? How does Brexit Britain compare to the continent? Does the Brexit Party have any staying power?

Topics

  • European Election Results

  • The UK Parties

  • Brexit Party

  • Change UK

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216: Single Market Maybe?

Rob and Tom discuss the local elections 2019. Who won? Who lost? Was there a Lib Dem surge? And how do these results reflect on the parties fortunes if we were to have a General Election?

Topics

  • Local Election Results

  • Three Party Politics

  • Extrapolating to a General Election

  • Quick Polls Update

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208: Brexit is Really Complicated

Rob and Tom discuss the Meaningful Vote mere moments after the result, skipping the headlines this week. Then the conversation circles round to Mr. Speaker and the Government Shutdown.

Topics

  • Theresa May’s Meaningful Vote

  • Bercow impropriety?

  • Trump & Government Shutdown

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204: Not Famous Enough For Nate Silver

Rob and Tom discuss the midterm elections 2018 and whether there was the “blue wave” everyone was expecting.

Topics

  • Wycombe High School Question Time

  • The Headlines

  • The Midterm Elections

  • Polls Update

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S03: Voting and Electoral Systems

Rob and Tom discuss the pros and cons of different voting systems, electoral systems and voter turnout.

Topics

  • Voting Systems

    • First Past the Post

    • Alternative Vote

    • Proportional Representation

      • Single Transferable Vote

      • D’Hondt Formula

      • Hare and Droop

  • Electoral Systems

  • Voter Turnout

  • UK Voting Reform

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