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To: Justin Trudeau, Jagmeet Singh, Elizabeth May, Pierre Poilievre, Yves-Francois Blanchet

Make your vote count: Portional Representation

Increasingly my vote and those of thousand of others do not count in federal elections. This is clear when the outcome of an election can result in one party forming a majority government with less than 40% of the popular vote. For the last two years parliament has been functioning effectively with what amounts to a coalition government. There are several countries that use proportional representation and they have stable governments that do not frequently collapse. Please have the present parliament implement proportional representation so that my vote will count in the next election.

Why is this important?

In 2015 Justin Trudeau said that the election in that year would be the last election that would be decided by "first past the post." He then rejected the recommendations presented by the committee that was formed to study electoral reform and in the last election formed a coalition with the NDP, exactly what would have happened if the election had been decided by proportional representation. Don't be afraid of change. Let the party leaders know that you want your vote to count by implementing proportional representation



2023-11-18 21:14:35 -0500

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