DMP in the News

2018

  1. Pique News (August 25): How We Vote: Dual Member Proportional
  2. Prince George Citizen (July 20): Breaking down options for PR (This article incorrectly states that second seats can only be won by secondary candidates. Second seats can be filled by primary and secondary candidates. In order for a secondary candidate to be elected, the party must win both seats in the district.)
  3. CBC (July 15): B.C. electoral reform: What’s the difference between all these voting systems?
  4. The Globe and Mail (June 18): BC’s proportional representation voting system options include two that are lesser known
  5. CBC (June 2): Know your voting systems: three types of electoral reform on B.C.’s ballot
  6. CBC (May 30): B.C. to choose between 4 systems for electoral reform referendum
  7. CTV News (May 30): Proposed ballot questions for B.C.’s voting reform referendum unveiled
  8. Global News (May 30): British Columbians will vote on our electoral system – Here are the 4 options
  9. Global News (May 30): B.C.’s Attorney General recommending 2 ballot questions for electoral reform referendum
  10. The Globe and Mail (May 30): B.C. unveils its proposed question for voters in electoral-reform referendum
  11. The Star Vancouver (May 30): B.C. will likely start electoral reform mail-in referendum in October
  12. Vancouver Sun (May 30): B.C. government releases details on electoral reform referendum

2017

  1. Policy Options (April 11): The ongoing saga of electoral reform in PEI

2016

  1. The Guardian Letter to the Editor (November 5): A place of innovation, opportunity
  2. The Guardian Letter to the Editor (November 4): DMP reflects Islander’s values
  3. The Guardian (October 29): EDITORIAL: We endorse DMP option in plebiscite
  4. The Hill Times (October 24): Electoral Reform Committee report almost in works, but PM comments cast shadow
  5. CBC (October 22): Voting options: The 5 choices in the electoral reform plebiscite
  6. CBC (October 20): Electoral Reform Part 4
  7. CBC (Ocotber 20): Voting options: Dual member proportional
  8. The Guardian (October 14): MY VOTE Part 5: Dual Member Proportional a return to two MLAs per district
  9. Edmonton Journal (September 30): Electoral system born in Alberta on the ballot in P.E.I.
  10. CBC (September 30): Voting advice: Can politicians weigh in without sounding self-serving?
  11. Ryersonian (September 29): Far from apathetic: Ryerson talks voting reform
  12. CBC (September 5): Electoral reform coalition uses Labour Day picnic to spread word
  13. Ottawa Citizen (August 23): Lithwick and Virgint: Something in the soil? P.E.I. offers electoral reform lessons for the rest of Canada
  14. iPolitics (August 10): ‘It’s not a partisan question’: P.E.I.’s lessons on electoral reform
  15. CTV (July 7): P.E.I. sets voting-reform plebiscite for fall
  16. CBC (July 7): Dates set for P.E.I electoral reform vote
  17. The Guardian (July 6): Dates and rules set for electoral reform vote in P.E.I.
  18. The Guardian Letter to the Editor (May 12): It’s time to evolve as a province
  19. The Guardian (April 30): NDP hoping electoral reform plebiscite will spur youth influx
  20. CBC (April 26): Electoral reform: What the P.E.I legislature might have looked like (Note that this article incorrectly claims that a “rounding error” occurred with DMP. The seat labelled “unknown” would have been assigned to the PCs)
  21. CBC (April 15): P.E.I electoral reform committee proposes ranked ballot
  22. The Guardian (April 15): Electoral reform plebiscite question will be a multi-option ballot
  23. The Guardian Letter to the Editor (March 29): Only way to electoral reform on P.E.I.
  24. The Guardian Letter to the Editor (March 5): Electoral process not being rushed
  25. The Guardian (February 24): Sidney MacEwen calls out Wade MacLauchlan on electoral reform
  26. Op-Ed by Sean Graham in The Guardian (February 22): Dual-member mixed proportional best system for PEI
  27. Op-Ed by Antony Hodgson in The Tyee (January 21): Why a Referendum on Electoral Reform Would Be Undemocratic: Effective representation is a civil right, not a political preference, argues fair voting advocate

2015

  1. The Guardian (November 27): Plebiscite on electoral reform in P.E.I. pushed back amid concerns over rushed process
  2.  CBC (November 27): Electoral reform interim report tabled in P.E.I. Legislature