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Nation prepares for day of street parties to celebrate AV referendum

The British people are preparing to bring out the bunting for a day of street parties, fetes and carnivals to celebrate the chance to express their views on electoral reform.

‘People are beginning to see just how exciting the subject of voting reform can be,’ said Nick Clegg.

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Posted: Apr 11th, 2011
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‘First past the post’ to be abolished for London Olympics

‘We’ve learned from the recent election’ declared Lord Coe. ‘The ballot lasted 15 hours but discussions about who would form the next government continued for several days. This would let us cut costs by reducing the number of events but keeping TV coverage going for days.’

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Posted: May 25th, 2010
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