Friday 7 May 2010

What would have happened last night if we'd had proportional representation in the #ukelection?

I thought I'd try my hand at a little number crunching. Based on the
figures from the BBC Election Website, I've made a couple of pie charts to show how the
seats in the House of Commons currently stand, and how they would
stand based on the same votes if we had a simple proportional
representation system (assuming percentage of the vote = percentage of
seats in the House).

First, here's the result we actually got (click to view large):

And here's what it would have looked like with proportional representation:

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Note: That this is based on 648 of the 650 constituencies, as the
other two have not declared, and are not expected soon.

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