The Alternative Vote Explained
Tomorrow, voters in the UK are being asked whether they want to trade in their current single member district, first-past-the-post electoral system (otherwise known as the same one we use to elect Congress and any number of other offices) for the alternative vote (also known as the instant run-off).
For a very basic explanation, watch this short vid:
See! Electoral rules are fun!
More from the BBC on the AV referendum here.
h/t: Fruits and Votes