‘First past the post system is not ideal; electoral reforms needed’

Ashraf Engineer

March 1, 2023

The mere existence of elections does not mean we have a truly representative democracy. They need to be free and fair. We need electoral reforms to fix problems ranging from the use of money and divisive campaigns to mandates being twisted and cast aside through the splitting of parties. Most important of all, electoral reforms are needed to preserve citizens’ trust in democracy.  What are these reforms? Dr Yugank Goyal, who teaches public policy and is the co-author of the book ‘Who Moved My Vote?’, speaks to All Indians Matter.