The problems of FPTP are well documented- the wasted votes, the safe seats, the penalties against the minor parties. However perhaps the most extreme problem is that you can loose and still win.. 1929, 1951, 1974…

This very interesting psephological piece from the LSE examines these elections and whether or not it could happen again…



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