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1

positives of the president

brings stability and protects country in a time of crisis

2

what is proportional representation and how is it good

each party gets the same proportion of seats as the proportion of votes; make it fair and democratic

3

how is the president a weakness

has too much power ; could turn into a dictator

4

how is proportional representation bad(3)

1)encouraged small extremist party’s like the Nazis

2) no party large enough to be majority

3) coalition governments are usually weak and short lived