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The British public and the UK say NO to AV - Hooray!
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rakspatel wrote in mycroft_brolly
Vote 2011: UK rejects alternative vote.

The UK has voted overwhelmingly to reject changing the way MPs are elected.



Picture credit: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/av-referendum/8499151/AV-referendum-Britain-overwhelmingly-votes-No.html

Cut and pasted from the Telegraph:
More than two thirds of people voted to keep the first-past-the-post system in what was the first UK-wide referendum for 36 years. It was a boost to David Cameron who had campaigned hard for a No vote and a blow to Nick Clegg, who had made a referendum on voting reform a condition of the Coalition deal which is this week one year old.

Follow the link for the full story:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-13297573
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/av-referendum/8499151/AV-referendum-Britain-overwhelmingly-votes-No.html
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