This is on the most memorable parts of Ruperts Reads comments on William Hague on AV.
William Hague says; AV is unfair. With First Past the Post, everybody gets one vote. But under AV, supporters of extreme parties like the BNP would get their vote counted many times, while other people's vote would only be counted once.
(It is also worth noting, seeing as Hague gratuitously mentions the BNP here to try to smear the Yes2AV campaign, that the BNP are campaigning FOR FPTP and AGAINST AV: h . This isn't surprising: because the BNP will suffer badly under AV, which is the worst of all electoral systems for extreme Parties hated by the majority of voters, as explained here.
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