It is said that turkeys should not have a vote on Christmas. Yet the ANC, having hosted a public webinar now available on YouTube, is bravely leading a conversation on what sort of electoral system SA should have. Deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo’s questions at the state-capture commission penetrated the fog of the various presentations, highlighting how our present proportional representation (PR) and party list system have eroded the link between the citizenry and the state, and possibly enabled the looting of state coffers.