electoral reform

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Countries with PR electoral systems had average central government spending of 29.2 per cent (of GDP) compared to 23.5 per cent in majoritarian/plurality countries.

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The federal government wants to reform Canada’s electoral system, with a committee now investigating options.


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In the past decade, four provincial governments pushing for electoral reform put the question to the people.

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The issue of whether the new federal government requires explicit approval of the electorate via a referendum to change the way parliamentarians and our federal government is elected is gaining a surprising amount of attention.


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As one of his first policy proposals, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to replace Canada’s first-past-the-post electoral system with a system that “[better] reflects and represents” Canadians and makes “every vote count.”