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St. John’s Chapter writes op-ed on electoral reform

Rally for electoral reform in St. John’s in February 2017.

The St. John Chapter has been pushing for years for electoral reform in Canada, and recently wrote an op-ed in The Telegram titled Let’s put electoral reform in voters’ hands.

“Proportional representation is not a radical option, in spite of what the Liberal party would like us to believe. More than 90 countries now use some form of proportional representation. Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales have also gone that route. Why, then, not us?”

In May 2017 the chapter co-sponsored a public forum on electoral reform, and in February participated in a blitz of actions calling for electoral reform after PM Trudeau officially turned away from his campaign promise that the 2015 election would be the last using first-past-the-post voting.