Voting for the best of both worlds

In the latest issue of The Edge Malaysia Thomas Gschwend talks about why Malaysia's current electoral system is playing into the country's identity politics – and what to do about it.

In an interview with The Edge Malaysia, Thomas Gschwend, who was in Malaysia to share his research on electoral systems with the Electoral Reform Committee, explains why adding proportional representation (PR) to the current first-past-the-post (FPTP) system could help the country move beyond the identity politics that is eroding its social cohesion.

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