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Electing a MNC President by Universal Ballot

The objective of this paper is to provide the Métis National Council (MNC) with information on the feasibility of a […]

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Political Party System in Canada

A link to the Canadian Encyclopedia website, this provides an overview of he political party system in Canada with additonal […]

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Voting Systems: We Have Choices

Produced by Fair Vote Canada, this educational pamphlet identifies the different types of voting system options for Canada, promoting the option […]

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Preference Voting Systems

This paper investigates the extent to which preference voting systems encourage competition among a party’s candidates and the personalization of […]

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Types of Voting Systems

A link to the PR Library webite, this summary povides an overview of the three basic “families” of voting systems:  plurality/majority, proportional […]

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Choosing Electoral Systems: Proportional, Majoritarian and Mixed Systems

Published in the International Political Science Review in 1997, this article briefly outlines the main variations in different types of electoral […]

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Electoral Reform in Canada

Produced by the Library of Parliament, this report looks at electoral reform initiatives in Canadian provinces. More specifically, this report […]

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Plurality-Majority Electoral Systems

This is a brief review of  plurality-majority electoral systems, which includes the First Past the Post (FPTP), Alternative Vote, Block […]

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First Past the Post Systems

In Canada, candidates are elected under the single member plurality electoral system (SMP).  Like many other former British colonies, Canada […]

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Principles and Characteristics of Electoral Systems

Produced by the Ontario Citizen’s Assembly on Electoral Reform in November 2006, this paper was produced to promote dialogue on […]