“We need to know that when we cast a ballot, it counts. That when we vote, it matters.
So I’m proposing we make every vote count”.
Justin Trudeau, June 2015
Canada is one of only three Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries (a forum of 35 democracies) that does not use a form of proportional representation to elect its government. Our current “first-past-the-post” system can deliver 100% of the power to a party that receives less than 50% of the vote.
Canadians have been given a rare opportunity to engage in dialogue in order to determine the best kind of electoral system for our country.
Please take this momentous opportunity to write about why electoral reform is important to you. For suggestions on what you might include in your letter and contact information, click here