AV explainer: How does AV work?
The government is holding a referendum on May 5 on whether to change the system for electing MPs. The public will be asked whether they want to replace the existing first-past-the-post system for electing MPs to Westminster with a method known as the alternative vote (AV).
Newsnight's Political editor Michael Crick explains how the system would work.
27 Apr 2011
- From the section UK Politics