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Two Party Voting System

Introduction

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In a democratic society there are two main systems used to vote. The US uses a two-party voting system whereas many European countries such as Spain use a multi-party voting system. The question of which system is better seems to be split amongst society. Some people believe a two-party system is the most efficient system whereas others believe a multi-party system is better.

 

Vocabulary

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  • politician (noun)
  • as a result of (phrase)
  • democratic (adjective)
  • efficient (adjective)

The Question

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Is a two party voting system better than a multi party voting system?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Two Party Voting System
  • What voting system is used in your country?
  • Do you have a preference of which voting system you would prefer to use?
  • What are the benefits of a two-party system?
  • What are the benefits of a multi-party system?

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