first past the post


Power half the time rather than power all the time

Will the Liberals be able to live with themselves if they lose the popular vote, but form government? History suggests they’ll be fine.

How Doug Ford became an issue in the B.C. electoral reform campaign

The debate is already bitterly divided, with both sides claiming the other’s system opens the door to extremists
Dominic LeBlanc

Trudeau’s pointman in the House on electoral reform

After promising legislation in 18 months to reform first past the post, Dominic LeBlanc says change ’should be done by consensus’
A voter casts her ballot at a polling station in Quebec City

Editorial: Liberal plan to eliminate first past the post is flawed

The Liberal position on electoral reform is ill-advised, hypocritical and needs to be put to a public vote

Why the centre-right needs to build a new kind of coalition

Electoral reforms are coming. Two staffers who worked for Stephen Harper examine how to build a centre-right coalition that would thrive under any system.

The true test of Trudeau’s new politics? Electoral reform

Will the Liberals take on Parliament Hill’s version of Dungeons & Dragons?
casting vote

What the election results might have been...

Three Ontario Votes educates voters on alternative systems
Voting for more of the same

Is democratic reform dying out?

First-past-the-post systems are proving remarkably durable