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Senior bureaucrat urges changes to voting system

'There is a sense of fatigue about our democratic institutions': Des Rosiers

OTTAWA--If the government is really serious about restoring faith in the political system, it should seriously consider fixing the distorted way politicians are elected to the House of Commons, says a senior federal official who's spearheaded a major review of the country's winner-take-all electoral system.

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Senior bureaucrat urges changes to voting system

'There is a sense of fatigue about our democratic institutions': Des Rosiers

OTTAWA--If the government is really serious about restoring faith in the political system, it should seriously consider fixing the distorted way politicians are elected to the House of Commons, says a senior federal official who's spearheaded a major review of the country's winner-take-all electoral system.

  

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