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Democratic Renewal 2.0: Window of Opportunity

By: Lucy Morkunas Once upon a time in England, the Liberal party regularly formed majority governments.  During the last Liberal government from 1916-22, Liberal MP's had five opportunities to support a proportional type of electoral system called PR-STV.  Half consistently voted... Continue Reading →

Democratic Renewal 2.0: The No/Yes Question

By: Lucy Morkunas The main reason for the Community Forum hosted by the Special Committee on Democratic Renewal is to get feedback on the design of the plebiscite question.  A green survey sheet is handed out at each Forum.  Participants... Continue Reading →

Democratic Renewal 2.0: Mythbusters

By: Lucy Morkunas The Special Committee on Democratic Renewal is on the road again and on Thursday, February 11th, set up shop in Morell.  Jordan Brown, chair of the Special Committee, began the evening by saying that the purpose of... Continue Reading →

Democratic Renewal 2.0: An Introduction

This article is part of a proposed series on the recent debates surrounding electoral reform on Prince Edward Island.  By: Lucy Morkunas Two Wednesdays ago, Professor MacKinnon started the class, Politics and Government of PEI, by saying that there was... Continue Reading →

Democratic Renewal (Aka Electoral Reform): What is It and What is Happening?

By: Sarah Crosby Youth voter-turnout was a prevalent issue in the recent federal election. Thanks to awareness campaigns and media outreach we saw a huge jump in political engagement among young voters. The election may be over, but we here... Continue Reading →

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