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United Kingdom Alternative Vote referendum

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Alternative Vote Referendum Broadcast - NO to AV / NO2AV.org

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What is United Kingdom Alternative Vote referendum, 2011

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Nigel Farage: 'Ukip is backing AV'

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Alternative Vote Referendum Broadcast - NO to AV / NO2AV.org

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Sky News HD | AV Referendum Results May 2011

The United Kingdom Alternative Vote referendum, also known as the UK-wide referendum on the Parliamentary voting system was held on Thursday 5 May 2011 in the United Kingdom (UK) to choose the method of electing MPs at subsequent general elections. It occurred as part of the Conservative–Liberal Democrat coalition agreement drawn up after the 2010 general election which had resulted in the first hung parliament since February 1974 and also indirectly in the aftermath of the 2009 expenses scandal. It operated under the provisions of the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2011 and was the first national referendum to be held under provisions laid out in the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000.
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  • Proposed AV system 

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