In the upcoming referendum, British Columbians will vote on what voting system they prefer for provincial elections.
With this approach, British Columbians won’t know how the PR voting systems would work in practice.
The referendum could be decided with votes from the Lower Mainland alone.
More than 80 per cent of B.C. voters did not vote for the Green Party.
Within B.C. and across Canada, there are precedents for a referendum on electoral reform.
Some Green Party policies, which more than 80 per cent of the province voted against, may be adopted.
Prime Minister Trudeau’s now-discarded electoral reform campaign promise was ill-conceived.
Both the NDP and Green Party committed to proportional representation during the 2015 election, with little discussion of the costs of that particular voting system.