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The General Election Explained

How do you get elected? This 26 minute programme looks at our election process, following prospective Members of Parliament as they battle to win the seat of Watford in the 2005 general election. How do candidates get their message across? How do people vote? What do MPs do once elected? But not everyone believes our election system is fair. The programme also investigates different voting systems. Look at the evidence and make your own mind up.

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