Political and Voting Systems

http://www.vox.com/2014/9/23/6831777/new-zealand-electoral-system-constitution-mixed-member-unicameral
MMP is far from perfect. It essentially ensures that there will be few stable majorities. Merkel won one of the greatest victories in German history, winning well over 2/3 of the district seats last year, but still lacks a majority in parliament. Compensating with party seats is good, but only up to a point. Ensuring a majority is a feature.

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