Conference on Electoral Reform (Part 4 of 5)

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Conference on Electoral Reform (Part 4 of 5)

Proceedings of the conference “Electoral Reform and Its Parliamenary Consequences” hosted by the Canadian Study of Parliament Group, Ottawa, Ont., February 27, 2004.

This session features a panel discussion entitled “The Consequences of Electoral Reform and Minority Government.” Panellists include Peter Aucoin (a professor of political science at Dalhousie University), who discusses the consequences of electoral reform and minority government; Cristine De Clercy (Department of Political Studies, University of Saskatchewan), who speaks about the functionality of coalition governments in Saskatchewan; Ailsa Henderson (political science, Wilfrid Laurier University), who discusses the additional member system in Scotland; and Jennifer Smith (political science, Dalhousie University), who speaks about minority government in Nova Scotia. Louis Massicotte (an associate professor of political science at the University of Montreal) introduces the panellists.