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two-party system

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a condition or system in which two major parties dominate a political unit
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The only reasonable way in which the democratic deficit can be solved, maintain a two party system and give value to all votes, is to formalise tactical voting by a ranking preferential voting system, amending First Past the Post system.
Americans are frustrated with the two party system as evidenced by popular culture constant ridicule of the ineffectiveness shown therein.
Voters, fed up of Spain's traditional two party system are increasingly lending their support to Podemos (We Can) and Ciudadanos (Citizens), who now pose a real threat to the PP and PSOE in the run up to Spain's general elections.
As a resident of North Northumberland for over 35 years I have seen that our region has been treated as the 'last frontier' and systematically neglected by the two party system, or red and blue politics of Whitehall and Westminster.
Appropriate for undergraduate history students and general readers with an interest in American politics, this volume on the traditional two party system examines the history of American political parties and explores the ways in which these organizations mediate the democratic experience.
Nor the two party system but multiple party system was in place in Pakistan, he held.
The truth is the two party system has been decline now since 1951.
India cannot be fitted into a so-called two party system.
Saying that rejecting the two party system will further American civil rights, help purge corruption, and other benefits, that a revolt of this magnitude is needed to put America on the right track, not a democrat or Republican in the White House.