Electoral Reboot: The Written Record
The 2016 Special Committee on Electoral Reform wasn’t the first group of Canadian politicians to consider our voting system.
The record stretches back nearly a century, to the post-First World War years that saw new political parties disrupt the traditional Liberal-Conservative race for power.
Read the transcripts and browse our “footnotes” for extra information!
Several provincial committees have also considered electoral reform in recent years:
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
A planned all-party Select Committee on Electoral Reform has yet to meet.
A Select Special Ethics and Accountability Committee is considering provincial election law, and has heard testimony about electoral system reform.
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