Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he remains open to getting rid of Canada’s first-past-the-post electoral system if his party is re-elected, provided there’s consensus on the issue — something he says was lacking in the past.
Trudeau says, however, that he would not favour proportional representation as an alternative, because it “gives more weight to smaller parties that are perhaps fringe parties.”
Instead, he says a ranked ballot would be his preference because it contributes to less divisive elections.
“This is something that we approached years ago. There was no consensus. If ever there is more of a consensus, it could be interesting
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