Electoral changes needed

Once again we have a large majority government elected with only about 40 per cent of the popular vote

Once again we have a large majority government elected with only about 40 per cent of the popular vote.

Sixty per cent of voters rejected the party elected to form the government.

The First-Past-The-Post system does not reflect the will of the majority. We must have proportional representation for the 2019 election. It was a Liberal promise so let’s make sure they do it.

Bill Williamson

Saanich

 

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