At present, the UK uses the 'first past the post' system to elect MPs to the House of Commons. Should the 'alternative vote' system be used instead?

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  • Northern Ireland (Northern Ireland): Yes = 289,088 43.68% | No = 372,706 56.32%   07/05/2011 02:03:12
  • Final UK result: Yes = 6,152,607; 32.10% | No = 13,013,123; 67.90%   07/05/2011 02:03:00
  • Final UK result: Yes = 6,152,607; 32.10% | No = 13,013,123; 67.90%   07/05/2011 02:03:00
  • Final UK result: Yes = 6,152,607; 32.10% | No = 13,013,123; 67.90%   07/05/2011 02:03:00
  • Spoilt ballots (UK): 120,021; 0.62%   07/05/2011 02:03:00
  • Total spoilt ballots (UK): 120,021; 0.62%   07/05/2011 02:03:00
  • Bristol (South West): Yes = 56,433 44.68% | No = 69,878 55.32%   06/05/2011 21:53:04
  • Thanet (South East): Yes = 10,168 26.22% | No = 28,613 73.78%   06/05/2011 21:03:01
  • Tandridge (South East): Yes = 8,286 28.71% | No = 20,572 71.29%   06/05/2011 20:55:45
  • Guildford (South East): Yes = 14,982 31.00% | No = 33,351 69.00%   06/05/2011 20:55:42
  • Wycombe (South East): Yes = 16,965 30.38% | No = 38,872 69.62%   06/05/2011 20:55:18
  • Oxford (South East): Yes = 21,693 54.11% | No = 18,395 45.89%   06/05/2011 20:53:28
  • Leicester (East Midlands): Yes = 38,005 42.85% | No = 50,678 57.15%   06/05/2011 20:52:11
  • Cynon Valley (Wales): Yes = 6,820 36.90% | No = 11,661 63.10%   06/05/2011 20:51:28
  • Hackney (London): Yes = 30,969 60.68% | No = 20,064 39.32%   06/05/2011 20:43:55
  • UK turnout: 42% Read our news release   06/05/2011 20:40:00
Last updated: 07/05/2011 02:03:12

Final UK result


6,152,607 Yes Total votes 'Yes': 32.10%

13,013,123 No Total votes 'No': 67.90%


Voting areas declared: 440 / 440

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