Tag Archives: first past the post

A no-brainer: Support pro rep!

One voting opportunity has just finished — our municipal election — and another is underway — the referendum on our provincial electoral system. Elections BC mailed voting packages to everyone on the voters list just a few days ago. The … Continue reading

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Make elections fairer — support pro rep!

Do you ever feel like your vote doesn’t count because the parties you vote for never get in? Then you’ll definitely want to say “yes” to proportional representation in the upcoming referendum on provincial electoral reform. I know it’s a … Continue reading

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Our chance at real electoral reform

Do you feel that your vote counts? You’re not the only one who wonders. The harsh reality is that with our outdated, old-fashioned “first-past-the-post” electoral system, most votes don’t count. Let me explain, using our last federal election as an … Continue reading

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High time for electoral reform

Election night saw a bunch of my friends, my partner Penny, and I all gathered at our house with munchies and a big screen TV to watch the action. Before the results even began to trickle in I was predicting … Continue reading

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