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Let’s make sure we get electoral reform right

Swapping out a flawed system for a variation that risks producing even larger false majorities isn’t the answer.

Imagine heading to your local polling station on election day to cast a ballot for the person you want to represent you in the House of Commons, and when the results are in that night, your preference—along with that of 704,000 other voters in your province—translates into just two MPs elected from your party of choice. That’s less than five per cent of the seats for a political party with 30 per cent support. This scenario could actually

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