“Ranked Ballots” in Australia

Australia uses “ranked ballot” systems at every level of government pretty much universally,.in much the same way we in Canada use the Single Member Plurality “First Past the Post” system.

The big difference between us is that Australia employs a mix of “ranked ballot” systems.

Distinguishing between Preferential Voting Systems

It is important to distinguish […]

Proportional Representation vs. Alternative Vote – Video

On Thursday, 7 April 2016 Fair Vote Waterloo hosted a panel discussion with professors Dennis Pilon and Barry Kay, debating the merits of Proportional Representation and Alternative Vote. The evening was moderated by Diane Freeman.

Proportional Representation vs. Alternative Vote – YouTube

Two of Canada’s leading experts on electoral reform, Prof. Barry Kay (Wilfrid […]

The presentation is ready: Make Every Vote Count

Title slide Make Every Vote Count

At long last, Fair Vote Waterloo’s presentation on Proportional Representation and voting systems is ready!

This presentation, Make Every Vote Count, describes four types of voting systems: First-Past-The-Post and Alternative Vote (both Winner-Take-All systems), and Multi-Member and Mixed Member (both Proportional Representation systems).

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Audio of Proportional Representation vs. Alternative Vote Panel Discussion

Video is now online!

On Thursday, 7 April 2016 Fair Vote Waterloo held a panel discussion with professors Dennis Pilon and Barry Kay on Proportional Representation vs. Alternative Vote, moderated by Diane Freeman.

Here is the audio of the evening. Video is being edited and will be available in a few weeks.

FairvoteWRC-ProportionalRepresentationvsAlternativeVote-2016-04-07.mp3 (37 […]

The Experts Discuss Proportional Representation vs. Alternative Vote — 7pm, Thursday 7 Apr 2016

Video is now online!

Hello FairVoting Friends,

On Thursday night, 7 April 2016 we have the opportunity to hear two of Canada’s leading experts on electoral systems discuss the electoral system they prefer and why.

Join Prof. Barry Kay (Laurier) and Prof. Dennis Pilon (York) as they talk about Proportional Representation vs. Alternative […]

PR vs. AV Panel

Poster for event: Proportional Represenation vs. Alternative Vote

Now that electoral reform is finally on the Canadian horizon, we’re all looking forward to the WRC Electoral System panel event: Proportional Representation vs. Alternative Vote coming up in April!

Fair Vote Canada’s Dennis Pilon will be championing Proportional Representation while WLU’s Barry Kay will speak on behalf of the Alternative Vote system. Find […]