United Church Supports Proportional Representation

Published on Nov 8th, 2018 by Webminister | 0

With the recent mid-term elections in the USA, it is readily apparent why first-past-the-post voting systems don’t work.  I believe that this winner-take-all mentality leads to the kind of partisan, polarized politics we see south of the border and are beginning to see more and more in Canada.  With the stakes so high around the world–climate change and people on the move–we can’t afford the authoritarian, narrow-minded politics of fear (which first-past-the-post can heighten) any longer.

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