Politics, Policy

Hogwash to proportional representation, two-stage balloting the way to go

The first vote is a runoff to determine which top two candidates remain on the ballot. On the final election day, voters choose the winner by absolute majority.


Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef, pictured. Some might argue two votes are simply too expensive. But surely democracy is worth it and no system is perfect. But let's not replace a broken system with one that would make things worse. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By SHEILA COPPS

PUBLISHED : Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM

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