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Maori fears justified if STV is not used in Ak

Thursday, 20 August 2009, 4:06 pm | Electoral Reform Coalition

The Electoral Reform Coalition has written to all members of the Select Committee on Auckland governance, urging them to adopt the Single Transferrable Vote method (STV) for Auckland's mayor, Council and local boards. "Maori are absolutely justified ... More >>

Thames Coromandel: STV is first past the post

Monday, 19 May 2003, 8:40 am | Electoral Reform Coalition

A majority of Thames Coromandel District Council voters chose STV in their referendum on the local voting system, which closed at midday today. More >>

STV is Spreading: Dunedin Voters Choose STV

Monday, 7 April 2003, 8:11 am | Electoral Reform Coalition

Enthusiasm is spreading across the country for the Single Transferable Voting (STV) system, with the success of today’s Dunedin City referendum in which the majority of those who voted chose STV over first past the post (FPP). More >>

Make the most of crucial vote - STV campaigners

Friday, 14 March 2003, 4:49 pm | Electoral Reform Coalition

The Electoral Reform Coalition is urging Christchurch residents to vote for STV (single transferable vote) in the postal referendum that starts today. More >>

STV: It's Spreading

Wednesday, 5 March 2003, 12:04 am | Electoral Reform Coalition

Poll demands on the local voting system were turned in on Friday 28 February to Napier, Hutt and Tasman councils. lf successful, voters in those areas will get to have their say in May, adding to the thirteen referenda already scheduled this year. More >>

STV is Simply Fairer

Thursday, 20 February 2003, 5:47 pm | Electoral Reform Coalition

The first of over a dozen referenda on the local voting system will start this Friday in Banks Peninsula, which was obliged to hold a poll when enough local residents signed a poll demand asking to have a say in their own democracy. More >>

ERC Calls On Auckland City To Initiate Referendum

Friday, 13 December 2002, 11:56 am | Electoral Reform Coalition

Electoral Reform Coalition calls on Auckland City Council to initiate its own referendum on the local voting system More >>

Friday the 13th Holds No Fear for ERC

Friday, 13 December 2002, 12:06 am | Electoral Reform Coalition

STV campaigners from Christchurch, Dunedin, Palmerston North, Horowhenua, Carterton and South Wairarapa have successfully met the 13 December deadline for their STV poll demands. More >>

14,000 strong STV petition to be presented Thurs.

Wednesday, 11 December 2002, 1:56 pm | Electoral Reform Coalition

Electoral Reform Coalition PO Box 4393, Christchurch, Ph: 03 372 1375 http://www.stvnz.org More >>

STV Mock Election for Ruler of the Universe

Monday, 2 December 2002, 9:42 am | Electoral Reform Coalition

Wellington City voters demonstrated that they could grasp the benefits of the Single Transferable Voting system by voting for STV in their referendum on 30 November. Here in Auckland, STV advocates will be staging a mock election for the "Ruler ... More >>

Wellington Voters Choose STV - Aucklanders Applaud

Saturday, 30 November 2002, 6:52 pm | Electoral Reform Coalition

Auckland City electoral reform advocates are thrilled with the result of the Wellington City referendum on the local voting system which ended today, seeing the majority of those who voted choosing Single Transferable Voting (STV) over the current First-Past-the-Post ... More >>

STV Mock Election for Ruler of the Universe

Friday, 29 November 2002, 3:29 pm | Electoral Reform Coalition

Auckland STV advocates will be staging a mock election for the “Ruler of the Universe” to demonstrate just how simple the Single Transferable Voting system is: More >>

Momentum on Auckland City STV Referendum

Thursday, 28 November 2002, 1:41 pm | Electoral Reform Coalition

Thousands of Auckland City voters flocked to the STV Poll Demand stall at the Grey Lynn Festival this past weekend, bringing the total number of signatures collected to date well over the 5,000 mark. Electoral reform advocates will be out in full ... More >>

Chris Fletcher hosts STV Fundraiser, 15 November

Wednesday, 13 November 2002, 1:07 pm | Electoral Reform Coalition

Former Auckland City Mayor Chris Fletcher will be hosting "Evening Drinks and Hors D'oeuvres" at her Mt. Eden home this Friday, 15 November, for supporters of Single Transferable Voting (STV). More >>

 

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