Sunday 17 December 2017

James Downey: Our old vote system must be shaken up

James Downey

James Downey

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.

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