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Research Report:

Electoral System Reform in Canada: Objectives, Advocacy and Implications for Governance

by F. Leslie Seidle

Electoral System Reform in Canada was prepared for the Law Commission of Canada. In it, Seidle reviews the latest arguments for reform, explores experience elsewhere, and examines the role of national and provincial civil society organizations in achieving change. He concludes with a realistic assessment of the impact of electoral reform in Canada.

Release Date: 2 Dec 2002
Number of pages: 50
Document number: 16305
Keywords: electoral system, electroal reform, proportional representation, women's representation, voter participation