Khalid Mahmood MP, Birmingham, Perry Barr

voted ambiguously on the policy

Proportional Representation Voting System - For

by scoring 50.0% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectKhalid MahmoodPolicy vote
Commons9 Feb 2010Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — Amendment to New Clause 88 — Referendum on voting systems Majorityminority
Commons9 Feb 2010Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — New Clause 88 — Referendum on Voting System for Electing MPs MajorityMajority
HouseDateSubjectKhalid MahmoodPolicy vote
Commons12 Oct 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Part 3 — Question for referendum on the system for electing MPs absentminority (strong)
Commons2 Nov 2010Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 8 — 40% Minimum Turnout for Automatic Action on AV Referendum Result absentMajority
HouseDateSubjectKhalid MahmoodPolicy vote
Commons16 Dec 2015Representation of the People (Proportional Representation) (House of Commons) Bill — Leave to Bring In absentminority (strong)
Commons20 Jul 2016Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) absentminority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectKhalid MahmoodPolicy vote
Commons20 Jan 2020Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — Proportional Representation to Elect MPs absentminority (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 policy000
MP voted against policy000
MP absent4100200
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy11010
MP voted against policy1010
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*112

*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
 = 50.0 %.

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