Monday, May 01, 2017

History of electoral reform

The Canadian electoral system is far from perfect, but it has been robust, has served the people well most of the time and has preserved its legitimacy. It has created a system that is competitive federally, provincially and intergovernmentally.
At the Literary Review of Canada website, Patrice Dutil sums up the big takeaway of Potter, Weinstock, and Loewen, eds., Should We Change How We Vote.

On the other hand, he and the authors still take referenda to be a good idea.
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