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Canada P.E.I. poised for battle over voting system

16:07  13 june  2018
16:07  13 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

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CHARLOTTETOWN - A referendum law that could see the cradle of Confederation become the birthplace of proportional representation passed yesterday.

Prince Edward Island legislators approved the Electoral System Referendum Act in an evening sitting, laying out what Attorney General Jordan Brown describes as a "fair choice" to determine the electoral future of the province.

The question in the bill is — "Should Prince Edward Island change its voting system to a mixed member proportional voting system?"

The Island vote poses a simple "Yes" or "No" option, with political scientists predicting a tight battle over the outcome when the referendum is held at the same time as the next provincial election.

A "No" vote would mean the continuation of 27 legislature seats chosen by the first-past-the-post method.

A "Yes" creates a system of voters choosing 18 legislators in redrawn electoral districts and also casting province-wide ballots for nine others from lists parties create.

‘Immature’: Tory MPs slammed for high-five after vote against Indigenous rights bill .
Every Conservative MP in the House of Commons voted against Bill C-262. It ultimately passed third reading by a vote of 206-79, and has now been sent for Senate review.© Provided by Corus Media Holdings, Inc.The party's lack of support for the bill, and the MPs' high five were both condemned by social media users.This is pretty appalling. Two Conservative backbench MPs high-five as they vote against the bill to implement the UN declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples. @DaneLIoyd@rosemarie_falk#cdnpolihttps://t.

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