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The members of Royal Commission on the Electoral System

The members of Royal Commission on the Electoral System

The members of the Royal Commission on the Electoral System hear submissions in 1986. From left: Richard Mulgan, Ken Keith, Justice John Wallace (chair), John Darwin and Whetu Wereta. The commission favoured the mixed-member proportional (MMP) voting system and recommended an increase in the number of MPs to 120.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
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Nigel S. Roberts, 'Electoral systems - The call for electoral reform', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/35679/the-members-of-royal-commission-on-the-electoral-system (accessed 23 February 2020)

Story by Nigel S. Roberts, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Feb 2015