Fraser Stewart: Why #BothVotesSNP at #sp16 elections won't work
CommonSpace columnist Fraser Stewart warns that giving the SNP both votes at the Holyrood elections in May could be counterproductive
ELECTORAL systems are funny old things.
Some are entirely disproportionate, like that of Westminster; some favour high competition like that of the Netherlands; some can be and have been rigged by those who designed them to favour a certain setup. Some are harder to manipulate, no matter how hard we might like to try.