“In reforming voting system, parties favour what benefits them most”

Campbell Clark illustrates in today’s Globe and Mail why it is so difficult to find a consensus on electoral system reform: each political party is acting in their own self interest, not in the interest of what is the best system for democracy: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/in-reforming-voting-system-parties-favour-what-benefits-them-most/article25745735/

This is the appeal of the citizen’s assembly model; a non-partisan group of individuals assisted by experts can focus on what is the best system for producing a desired systemic goal, not just one that helps their team win.

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