The Coming Referendum: The BC government plans to hold a referendum on replacing “our outdated voting system with a proportional one” (and to campaign in favour of the reform). The Green Party has joined them in a confidence and supply agreement that commits both parties to consult with British Columbians and campaign in support of updating our voting system. Check out our links below for more information about voting system possibilities for BC.

To donate to our campaign fund, please click the button below. You will be given the option to make a one-time contribution or to turn it into a monthly donation. Either way, we greatly appreciate your support!

Referendum Campaign Partnerships: Fair Voting BC is currently working with other electoral reform organizations such as Fair Vote Canada to campaign in the coming referendum. Please click the button below to sign up on our mailing list and be kept in the loop about the campaign.

Charter Challenge: Fair Voting BC has also launched a Charter Challenge arguing that our current voting system violates our Charter right to effective representation. Please click the blue button below to learn more about the challenge and to offer your support.

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Why Voting Reform?

Because Our Current Voting System Is Deeply Flawed: Because Effective Representation is Our Right Because British Columbians Are Ready for Change Polls over the past twenty years have shown that voters in BC and Canada are well and truly ready to move forward with adopting a proportional voting system (the green slices in the pie … Continue reading Why Voting Reform?

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Fair Ways BC Could Vote

Most developed countries use some form of Proportional Representation (PR) voting. The most frequently discussed in Canada are STV (Single Transferable Vote) and MMP (Mixed Member Proportional), but there are other possibilities as well.

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Federal Reform

The Canadian government ran a review process last year with the originally-stated goal of recommending by December a new voting system for Canada.

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