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About Owen Winter

Owen Winter is the co-founder and Director of Make Votes Matter, the cross-party campaign for proportional representation in the House of Commons.

Articles by Owen Winter

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Adam Bychawski

Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Why our media is wrong to say proportional representation helps the extreme right

The UK media likes to blame far right gains elsewhere – as in Sweden’s recent election – on PR. In fact the evidence shows disproportional voting systems give more power to the extreme right.

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