Thursday, March 08, 2007

Watching PROPER election results come in from NI 

Yes I am a PR geek... Watching the proper PR results come in from NI and musing how it would be if we had a real electoral system in the rest of the UK.... who says the PR counts wouldn't be exciting.

The first results show a strong surge for our Alliance colleages in East Belfast, with Naomi Long elected on the first ballot. Now we shall see how her surplus of 1350 votes transfers, there being alas no further Alliance candidates in that constituency. Alliance first preference vote doubled from last time in East Belfast and up by 50% on a low figure in North Belfast.

The essential Slugger O'Toole site however appears to have crashed under the weight of connections

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