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Ask your council candidates to make a #PledgeForPR

Are your local election candidates in favour of Proportional Representation? Why not contact them on Twitter or by email to ask if they’ll make a #PledgeForPR? The more Councillors supportive or open to PR that are elected, the more chance we have of winning equal votes. 
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Surge in local MVM groups is more evidence of growing support for PR

March, April and May proved to be bumper months for grassroots campaigning, with new groups springing up in several different locations.There are now around 40 local groups, all run by volunteers who give up their free time, tirelessly campaigning for fair votes. So what’s behind this surge? Sarah Hudspith, MVM’s Communications, Campaigns and Engagement Leader…
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What do local councillors in Worthing think of PR?

Towards the end of 2020, Worthing MVM analysed the outcome of local district council elections for Worthing. Informally, we had a sense that the results were probably not fair, but we were surprised to find how unfair things actually are in reality. Naturally, we then wondered whether the councillors were happy with this inequitable state…
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Five top tips on speaking up for PR

Paul Cooney is a long-time supporter of Proportional Representation (PR) who recently attended a Make Votes Matter training session on speaking up for PR. With a number of speaker engagements under his belt, Paul shares his top tips on engaging an audience and inspiring people to take action.
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MVM Christmas Day of Action

Saturday, 12th December marked the anniversary of the 2019 General Election; an ideal time for another Make Votes Matter Day of Action. This year, the need for collaborative politics in the UK could not be more obvious…
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What would the share of seats be on your council with PR?

MVM Worthing has been an active MVM local group since its launch on 22nd August, when they “occupied” Worthing’s multi storey car park as part of the MVM Summer Day of Action. Since then, they have been wondering… what would the share of seats on Worthing Council be if the local elections used a proportional…
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How we took grassroots campaigning virtual in lockdown

MVM Lewes took grassroots campaigning virtual in lockdown, inspiring our upcoming Day of Action on the 22nd of August. Hazel Fell-Rayner (MVM Lewes Acting Chair) writes about their experience…
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