Author Topic: The Abandonment of Electoral Reform  (Read 1285 times)

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Offline TimG

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Re: The Abandonment of Electoral Reform
« Reply #60 on: February 14, 2017, 06:41:41 pm »
If I think a party would be bad for Canada, itís my responsibility to get out and persuade my fellow citizens not to vote for them ó not rig the system so they canít.
The problem with PR is the dynamics of parliament mean fringe parties have way more influence than they deserve given their public support because they can often hold governments hostage to their fringe demands. Academic arguments about representation are irrelevant compared to the practical realities.