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Should Parliamentary Systems Enforce Proportional Representation?
Parliamentary systems should implement proportional representation.
Proportional systems are far harder to gerrymander. If the constituencies return 5 or more representatives then gerrymandering becomes quite impractical.
Proportional representation leads to better political representation.
Proportional representation leads to more voter engagement than other systems do.
Proportional representation leads to policies that are better for a greater amount of the population.
Proportional representation leads to better government accountability.
The largest party gains a much larger seats than votes and this means that the leading party is more likely to have a stable majority making the government answerable to it (if the system is parliamentary) more stable.
Proportional representation makes it harder to hold politicians accountable for their actions
Proportional representation makes it more difficult to represent minority and regional interests.
Voters feel disenfranchised.
The US should adopt a better voting system (for single-winner elections)
Lottery should be an integral component of democratic political systems
Should the electoral college be abolished?