Farewell “first-past-the-post?” Perhaps.

| 0
  • Version
  • Download 34
  • File Size 747.85 KB
  • File Count 1
  • Create Date January 5, 2016
  • Last Updated April 1, 2016

Farewell “first-past-the-post?” Perhaps.

Among the most significant of Justin Trudeau’s campaign promises, now the mandate of Minister of Democratic Institutions Maryam Mosef, is the plan to replace Canada’s first-past-the-post electoral system. As policy veteran David Mitchell writes, reforming democracy can be one of the greatest tests of democracy. With the promise of a new system by 2019 now in the policy pipeline and his opponents demanding a referendum, will Trudeau be able to reform the very system that got him elected?

Read more in David’s article published in the January/February 2016 edition of Policy Magazine.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *