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Professor Tim Bale, Two party political system is under unprecedented pressure

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The Economist takes a look at the first-past-the-post system, which it says gives voters two broad parties to choose between, and questions whether it is time for a change. Citing Bale, Tim Professor Tim Bale, it states that voters expect more from politics because they are used to ‘shopping around’ in their everyday lives.