Category: referendum

Oct 12

Cariboo-Thompson 2017 Election Results

  First Past the Post Results The five ridings in this table represent the Cariboo-Thompson region as defined in the 2015 BC Electoral Boundaries Commission report. By seat count, it’s 100% Liberal. But those five Liberals actually represent just over 50% of the voters in the region.   The remaining voters, just under 50%, got 0% of …

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Dec 31

A referendum is beside the point

The debate we should be having on electoral reform has been sidetracked by the question of whether a referendum is needed to approve a change to the voting system.  Proponents of the referendum make the principled claim that the voting system should not be the plaything of any political party, and should only be changed …

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