Via Make My Vote Count.
I continue to be confused by the (confused) media coverage of Berlusconi’s reform. Some stories imply it is essentially straight PR (occasioned by Berlusconi’s realization that he’s going to lose). Others (including the story quoted at MMVC) imply otherwise, referring to various “bonus” provisions for the largest bloc (which makes no sense if the current government fears falling into second place, as recent polls suggest.
My previous puzzlings over just what Berlusconi is up to make up three previous entries in the Italy block.
[UPDATE: Thanks to Roman Chytilek, in the seedbed below, for his interpretation of the actual Italian provisions.]
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Fruits and Votes » Blog Archive » Italian electoral “reform” grafted [...] Roman Chytilek: After wading through Legge Elettorale, my guess is that Blais and Massicotte would probably label the proposed system as a "mixed... [...]
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