First-past-post system does not reflect votes
Published 07/05/2011 | 09:22
Kevin James O'Mahony (Letters, May 6), from his pulpit in California, seeks to preach to Ireland about its voting system. What he doesn't mention is the Canadian Conservative party received a mere 40pc of the votes, but the iniquitous first-past-the-post system gave them 54pc of the seats. Is that fair?