James Downey: Our old vote system must be shaken up
Published 24/04/2010 | 05:00
Brown says that AV would ensure that the winner of any contest would get at least 50pc in first and lower preference votes. Rubbish
SHORTLY after the last European Parliament elections I met an old friend, an eminent citizen of Fine Gael leanings.
He told me, with some pride, how he had voted in the Dublin constituency: one, Higgins; two, Mitchell; three, De Rossa; four, Ryan.