Proportional government proposed in Guelph Mercury

Ralph C MartinIn today's Guelph Mercury, Professor Ralph C. Martin proposes a "mixed member proportional" model for our national government.  He walks through the mechanics and the merits of the system.

His model is similar to the system proposed by the Ontario Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform, although he's added an improvement, with regional representation guaranteed through localised party lists.

"Canadians are known internationally as compromisers, and the time has come to exercise this capacity at home and rise above the winner-takes-all approach."

Read the full article here.

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commented 2013-12-27 02:37:21 -0500 · Flag
Thank you