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Saturday's rally for Fair Votes was the most inspiring demonstration I have attended for quite a while.
Last week the British public did something extraordinary. With millions of different views and motivations, we managed to vote in such a way as to deliver a hung parliament, driving the first wedge in the door of a system that has for too long kept most politicians far removed from democratic accountability.
Today, I went to a polling station to do something which I hope never to do again. I voted in a general election conducted under the first-past-the-post system.