Visit Your MP about Proportional Representation

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Our new government has promised to make 2015 the last first-past-the-post
election.
The Liberals campaigned on a promise to set up an all-party committee to study and consult Canadians about ranked
ballots, proportional representation, mandatory and online voting, and to
introduce legislation for electoral reform
in less than 18 months.

Our new government has promised to make 2015 the last first-past-the-post
election.
The Liberals campaigned on a promise to set up an all-party committee to study and consult Canadians about ranked
ballots, proportional representation, mandatory and online voting, and to
introduce legislation for electoral reform
in less than 18 months.
On October 19, 2015, our voting system handed the Liberal Party 100% of the power with only 39.5% of the vote, a
percentage almost identical to the previous Conservative majority. A record of 9,105,011 Canadians cast ballots that
elected no one.  Justin Trudeau has stated, “I propose that we make every vote count.”
Although some Liberal MPs are in favour of PR, the current government is not committed to proportional representation. Unless they deliver proportional representation, we can look forward to an endless cycle of more phoney majority governments, distorted results, adversarial politics, wasted votes, strategic voting campaigns, and policy flip-flops.
Evidence strongly supports making every vote count. 63% of voters cast ballots for parties which campaigned on a promise of implementing electoral reform (with another 4% voting Bloc, who also support PR).
These MP visits are a crucial part of an intensive, multi-pronged strategy to
influence the decision makers.  We’ll send you a package of information to help you prepare for your visit.  You can go as a group or alone.
The last election changed the
government, now let’s change the system.
Anita Nickerson
Fair Vote Canada
Ottawa