[OT] Voting systems [was Wrong ad on www.linux.org]
Stewart C. Russell
scruss-rieW9WUcm8FFJ04o6PK0Fg at public.gmane.org
Sun Jul 4 01:22:39 UTC 2004
Robert Brockway wrote:
> I am disappointed about how little most people know about the workings of
> their own government. A proper course on the workings of government (all
> branches) should be part of the school curriculum.
It is in Scotland, where we have an interesting two-vote FPTP/PR hybird
(the above is a school module on the voting system).
Mind you, what cred we gain on our nifty voting system, we utterly lose
on the cost overruns of our parliament building -- estimated at £40m in
1997, completed for £430m in 2004. Ahem.
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