Is the referendum really about Nick Clegg?

Of course not :-)

The coalition has shown that the voters of the UK couldn’t decide on a government under FPTP, and given us the opportunity to change our voting system to a fairer one.

As much as Nick Clegg might be flattered by the idea that this choice is about him personally, it’s really a question that crosses all party lines. Instead of focusing on any particular personality, we should really focus on answering the question:

Is the Alternative Vote a better system of elections for the UK than First Past The Post?

And that “fairer” is about fairness for us, the voters, rather than any politicians who’d prefer a job for life, and continuing to get elected with minority support.

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