Jeremy Corbyn MP, Islington North

voted strongly for the policy

No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum

by scoring 83.3% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectJeremy CorbynPolicy vote
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Date of referendum on the alternative vote system absentminority (strong)
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 1 — Date of referendum on the alternative vote system absentminority (strong)
Commons25 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — New Clause 20 — Combination of polls minorityminority (strong)
Commons25 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — New Clause 20 — Combination of polls minorityminority (strong)
Commons25 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — New Clause 20 — Combination of polls minorityminority (strong)
Commons25 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — New Clause 20 — Combination of polls minorityminority (strong)

How the number is calculated

The MP's votes count towards a weighted average where the most important votes get 50 points, less important votes get 10 points, and less important votes for which the MP was absent get 2 points. In important votes the MP gets awarded the full 50 points for voting the same as the policy, no points for voting against the policy, and 25 points for not voting. In less important votes, the MP gets 10 points for voting with the policy, no points for voting against, and 1 (out of 2) if absent.

Questions about this formula can be discussed on the forum.

No of votesPointsOut of
Most important votes (50 points)   
MP voted with policy4200200
MP voted against policy000
MP absent250100
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:250300

*Pressure of other work means MPs or Lords are not always available to vote – it does not always indicate they have abstained. Therefore, being absent on a less important vote makes a disproportionatly small difference.

agreement score
MP's points
total points
 = 
250
300
 = 83.3 %.


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