Please watch the four videos listed below. Compare the different types of election systems for viability in a modern, large population, democratic country. In particular, how would parties and interest groups behavior change from system to system? Which system do you think meets the needs of citizens in a democracy? The US currently has a First Past the Post system. How might we fix the issues with FPTP to better represent the American people?
The following link is for the website with the videos on voting (you can also find them on YouTube):
http://www.cgpgrey.com/politics-in-the-animal-king… (Links to an external site.)
Watch the following 4 videos:
Part 1–Problems with First Past the Post
Part 2–The Alternative Vote
Part 4–Mixed Member Proportional Representation
Part 5–Single Transferrable Vote