Which is better for electing multiple representatives, single transferable vote or proportional vote?

Posted by: Mathgeekjoe

Video explaining STV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8XOZJkozfI

  • Single transferable vote

  • Proportional vote

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James-Gilmour says2015-04-09T08:52:32.1290601-05:00
The wording of the question is very strange because the single transferable vote in multi-member electoral districts is a "proportional vote", i.e. it gives proportional representation. Perhaps by "proportional vote" the questioner meant "party list vote"?
Mathgeekjoe says2015-04-09T09:01:34.5073904-05:00
It isn't the same thing, proportional vote gives different outcomes than STV.

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