Essays

How Proportional Representation Divides Society

PR opens the door for fringe and extremist parties to win seats.

fair vote

My latest Op-Ed was published today in The Post Millennial.

Your comments are welcome, even if you disagree!

3 comments

  1. Thank you, Brian. Yes, they are similar systems. The main difference is in Canada it isn’t winner take all for each province. We have 338 geographic ridings in a federal election. Each riding has one MP, and the party that has the most MPs usually forms the government.

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  2. Very interesting column, Christopher. It sounds to me like your FTPT system is similar to, and serves the same purpose as, our Electoral College system.

    A bulwark against mob rule.

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