We’re planning to ask some local politicians and people why they’ll be supporting a Yes or No vote in the referendum for the Alternative Vote on May 5th.

Firstly, we’ve been looking at some useful resources to explain what the referendum is all about:

Watch this informative video explaining the AV system in simple terms:


Try this quick, interactive lesson on the alternative voting system from learningpool.com

More links with information and arguments for and against the Alternative Vote:

Electoral Commission – About My Vote

Electoral Reform Society

BBC News – Alternative Vote

NO to AV

YES to Fairer Votes

Labour Yes

Conservative No to AV

LibDems Fairer Votes


Take our facebook poll on the AV referendum

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