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June, 2016 | Ranked Ballots

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Principle E: Local Representation

On May 10, the government released its principles for electoral reform. In this series we are looking at those principles one by one. (e) Local representation: that the proposed measure would ensure accountability and recognize the value that Canadians attach to community, to Members of Parliament understanding local conditions and advancing local needs at the national level, and to having access…

Principle D: Integrity

On May 10, the government released its principles for electoral reform. In this series we are looking at those principles one by one. (d) Integrity: that the proposed measure can be implemented while safeguarding public trust in the election process, by ensuring reliable and verifiable results obtained through an effective and objective process that is secure and preserves vote secrecy for…

Principle C: Accessibility and Inclusiveness

On May 10, the government released its principles for electoral reform. In this series we are looking at those principles one by one. (c) Accessibility and inclusiveness: that the proposed measure would avoid undue complexity in the voting process, while respecting the other principles, and that it would support access by all eligible voters regardless of physical or social condition; Complexity…

Principle B: Engagement

On May 10, the government released its principles for electoral reform. In this series we are looking at those principles one by one. (b) Engagement: that the proposed measure would encourage voting and participation in the democratic process, foster greater civility and collaboration in politics, enhance social cohesion and offer opportunities for inclusion of underrepresented groups in the political process;…