single-member system

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Noun1.single-member system - based on the principle of having only one member (as of a legislature) selected from each electoral district
electoral system, voting system - a legal system for making democratic choices
law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature, general assembly - persons who make or amend or repeal laws
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But for Tyson, the move to a single-member system would do more than add diversity to an all-white board.
The single-member system should apply to all male candidates, running in smaller constituencies.
For, as the commission points out, Wales currently boasts both a FPTP, single-member system in some areas, and a multi-seat block vote (an Australian term) operation in others.
Moreover, the logic of a single-member system requires that the most appealing candidate be selected.

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