Bc Electoral Reform

How To Keep Big Money Out Of B.C. Municipal Elections

Alex Sangha | Posted 11.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Alex Sangha

Local elections for mayor and council are around the corner in British Columbia. The more I learn and read about elections and government, the more I feel the political process needs to radically change.

B.C. Voting Reform Debate One Landslide Away

Jordan Bateman | Posted 12.07.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

It's impossible to keep a good idea down for long -- and a looming NDP landslide may put electoral reform back on British Columbia's political radar. Many casual observers would say such disconnect between the number of votes and seats is unfair. But this is becoming a recurring phenomenon in B.C. The way British Columbians elect MLAs was a hot topic of debate after the 2001 B.C. Liberal landslide, which saw a 58 per cent vote count turn into 97 per cent of the seats in the legislature.