How Do We Elect MLAs?
There are different ways to choose yourin a .
Inelections, put an X on the , beside the name of one they want to them. The candidate with the most Xs wins and becomes the for that constituency. This system is called . will only nominate one candidate in each .
In elections to the, to and to the , voters use numbers to rank candidates in order of preference: 1 for first choice, 2 for second choice and so on. Voters elect more than one candidate. In the Assembly elections, they five MLAs per constituency. This system is called .
Sounds complicated? Watch the video for a simple explanation…