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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

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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.

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