Political sciences have preferences, different ways of organizing power. Parliament, westminster most influential of parliaments: all british colonies parliaments, one indicator is what form of government, it is the colonel government they had before. Parliamentary system = an unitary system of government. Leader of wining party because the prime minister: we only vote the (mp) The queen will ask who wins to form a government. Possible election outcomes: majority government = absolute majority in vote, about an 170 seats or more, minority government = won with three or more parties contesting, less then 170 seats, more than the other parties but not 170. Can never claim a mandate, or has hard time getting policies brought through, legislation. No confidence vote = if voted in favour, of lack of confidence in prime minister they can be forced to have a new election, more likely with minority government.