July 1, 2001

The alternative vote

I have to express a degree of agnosticism about comparing the merits of electoral systems. Fifty years of theoretical research deriving from the Arrow General Impossibility Theorem has demonstrated...

July 1, 2001

Making democracy constitutional

Political scientists have been writing about the inequities of Canada’s election laws for a very long time. Alan Cairns’ pathbreaking essay documenting how the Canada Elections Act has exacerbated regional...

July 1, 2001

Une réforme nécessaire

Lors de la dernière session de la précédente législature, la Chambre des communes a procédé à une importante réforme de la Loi électorale. Pressés par le gouvernement” qui était...

Stéphane Bergeron