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Old November 13th, 2012, 10:50 AM   #69 (permalink)
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We have a two party system because we have no viable 3rd parties. It's not like there are dozens of 3rd parties clawing around 10% of the vote. You can add up all of the 3rd parties in the past election and they don't add up to 10% of the vote. They may not add up to 5% of the vote. Proportional representation doesn't change any of that. You would still have 3rd parties gathering 2-3% of the vote total. That's not statistically significant enough to warrant any sort of representation.
I have already explained why they're not viable. Please read my posts.

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I have no idea what good would come from splitting the executive office. You could potentially have two executives from two different parties. That doesn't seem like it would improve things.
Well the President would appoint the Prime Minister based on parties willing to form a government. They would have to agree on a platform of sorts. The President
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