Canadians can soon share their views on electoral reform with Ottawa

Sometime soon, Canadians will receive postcards encouraging them to visit a website and answer questions about their “democratic values.” According to a government official, the mail-out is an attempt to understand what values Canadians want represented in their democracy. In addition, the mail-out is intended to increase awareness and build legitimacy for electoral reform.Details of this initiative remain scarce and it’s unknown what questions will be posed. However, based on a recent Fraser Institute book—Counting Votes: Essays on Electoral Reform—there are some issues Canadians should consider when thinking through their responses and their positions on electoral reform.In the book, a

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