The Mixed Member Proportional, or MMP, system gives weight to both choices, but no American is likely to want to understand the complexity.
What does MMP stand for?
MMP stands for Mixed Member Proportional (New Zealand electoral system)
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- Milk and Milk Products
- Millennium Mathematics Project
- Miller Motorsports Park (Tooele, UT)
- Minor Machine Pitch
- Minuteman MEECN Program
- Missile Monitor Power
- Mission Mode Project
- Mitigation Monitoring Program
- Mitochondrial Membrane Potential
- Mitsubishi Motors de Portugal (est. 1989)
- Mobility Management Procedures
- Mobilization Master Plan
- Modem Management Protocol
- Modern Management Practices (various organizations)
- Modular Mission Payload
- Modular Mounting Panel
- Moisture Management Plan (real estate maintenance)
- Money Management Program
- Monitoring Master Plan
- Montana Methamphetamine Project
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The DVD features a number of statements about the election--in particular NZNO's support of the mixed member proportional (MMP) voting system--from NZNO president Nano Tunnicliff and kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku, It also features footage shot during NZNO conference in August, with several dips from the political panelists, Health Minister Tony Ryall, and the Labour and Green Parties' health spokespeople Grant Robertson (Labour) and Kevin Hague.
New Zealand uses the Mixed Member Proportional voting system, which gives voters two votes - one for a political party and another for their local MP.
New Zealand's mixed member proportional (MMP) voting system, similar to that used in Germany, was introduced in 1996, replacing the first-past-the-post system.
Since the complex mixed member proportional (MMP) electoral system was introduced in 1996, no single party has won over 50 percent of the vote and been able to control the parliament without the help of minor parties.
Under New Zealand's mixed member proportional system, parties must secure either a local electorate seat, or five per cent of the nationwide vote, to enter the 120-seat parliament.
Berni NEW Zealand, Germany, Scotland, Bolivia and a few other countries run elections using the mixed member proportional system, but I don't think voting is compulsory.
But I would suggest a modified version of the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) system of election that exists in Germany to suit the demands of the Indian situation.