Politics, Policy

Most want referendum on electoral reform, new poll suggests, question dominates initial House committee, feds deke and dodge

Outgoing chief electoral officer Marc Mayrand says he thinks a national referendum could be held under the current Referendum Act from 1992, but estimates it would cost about $300-million.

Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef, right, and PCO's Isabelle Mondou appeared before the House of Commons' Special Committee on Electoral Reform on July 6 and the room was packed, with many eager to hear from the minister. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By LAURA RYCKEWAERT

PUBLISHED : Monday, July 11, 2016 12:00 AM

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