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In British democracy, the public votes on who their MP is. But in reality, they vote from a handpicked and carefully scrutinised (or not) range of candidates. Weeks before we get to the ballot, decisions have been taken as to who the party wants – and where they want them. But who makes those decisions? Welcome to the secretive selectorate.