January 29, 2024 6.45 pm

Lincolnshire councillors call to replace ‘outdated’ electoral system

Proportional reporesentation: Some think it’s time for a change

By Local Democracy Reporter

Councillors from across Lincolnshire are advocating for an overhaul of the “outdated” electoral system, citing it as a major cause for public disengagement with politics.

Local representatives from various parts of the county are pushing for a transition from the current First Past the Post (FPTP) system to a Proportional Representation (PR) system, where seat allocation closely mirrors the proportion of total votes received by each party.

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