Proportional representation


Proportional representation

Proportional representation is usually thought of as using plurality voting. As such, it would carry all the intrinsic flaws of plurality voting.

It is possible to have proportional representation using a weighted election method.

External resources

Canada's "Liberals" Break Electoral Reform Promise

One of the Liberal Party of Canada's campaign promises going into the 2015 election was a new electoral system in the first half of their mandate. Knowing that they couldn't get away with introducing a system that exacerbates the disproportionality of the current winner-take-all system, the "Liberals" have abandoned their commitment to electoral reform.1

  • 1. Smith, Marie-Danielle. "Liberals break electoral reform promise less than a day after signalling collaboration with opposition". National Post, 1 Feb.
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