Proportional Representation When Electing MPs
There have been votes in Parliament on if the system used to elect MPs to the House of Commons should change to a one where the proportion of seats won by a political party better reflects the proportion of the vote they win.
Chris Matheson voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs
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of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source
data on PublicWhip.org.uk.
On 16 Dec 2015:
Chris Matheson voted against proposals to make the number of MPs from each party in the House of Commons more closely reflect each party's share of the national vote and against a move to fewer constituencies.
On 20 Jul 2016:
Chris Matheson was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age)
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