Will more minority governments mean less government stability?


Not at all. Studies show that countries with FPTP and proportional representation have approximately the same number of elections. More discord is sown in first-past-the-post systems. Because First Past the Post is a winner-takes-all system, it encourages parties to sabotage each other and to try to take down the government to force an election. A proportional representation system instead encourages cooperation and compromise because parties to have to work together to implement policy.

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