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Hare-Clark Electoral System

Cassy O'Connor MP

Cassy O'Connor MP  -  Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Tags: Hare-Clark, Democracy

That the House:—

(1) Agrees that the Hare-Clark electoral system is the fairest, most representative and democratic electoral system in the modern world.

(2) Notes that Hare-Clark has served Tasmania well since 1909.

(3) Further notes that Tasmanian Liberal Party members have voted to abolish Hare-Clark.

(4) Recognises this is because the system is too democratic for some.

(5) Rejects any move to abolish Hare-Clark as undemocratic and motivated by political self-interest alone.