‘Winner takes all’ vote system


David Cameron can thank Britain’s winner-takes-all voting system for handing him an outright majority in parliament on just 37 percent of the vote. But by boosting the power of Scottish nationalists, it has also intensified one of his biggest headaches.

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha arrive at Westminster Abbey for a thanksgiving service on the final day of 70th anniversary Victory in Europe (VE) day commemorations in central London May 10, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

More information: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/05/10/us-britain-election-reform-idUSKBN0NV0AR20150510

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