Voter Reform

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.

Conservative Convention 2011: The Game is Afoot

Keith Beardsley | Posted 08.10.2011 | Canada
Keith Beardsley

Should a leader be elected based on equality of all ridings regardless of size? Should it be one person, one vote? More importantly, with a majority government for the next four years, why do some Conservatives want to risk party unity now with a divisive battle over leadership rules?