Not everyone likes mixed-member systems

During the standoff over Nepal’s electoral system for the (now complete) constituent assembly elections, we discussed here the controversy over whether to use a mixed-member system or a pure list-PR system.

The controversy was more heated than we realized.

Nepal electoral system protest

The protest banner says:

X – MIXED ELECTORAL SYSTEM
[check] Full Proportionate Electoral System
Madhesi Janadhikar Forum – Madhesh
Janakpur (Nepal)

(Thanks to frequent propagator Bancki for sending me this photo some time ago. The original source is Reuters.)

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