It is a fair observation that the federal Liberals' discussion of a ranked preferential ballot to replace the current plurality electoral system, popularly known as first-past-the-post, is a proposal that likely favours their party. What should also be acknowledged is that the other parties are also pushing proposals that favour their interests, too.
Barry Kay's blog
Published Nov. 18, 2015 in the Waterloo Region Record.
As people begin to move beyond the hand-wringing, and "thoughts and prayers" stage of reacting to the bloody carnage in Paris, it is perhaps useful to examine the impact of the Nov. 13 nihilistic rampage on related matters.
Published Oct. 20, 2015, on Yahoo News.
What you expected to happen on election night depended entirely on who you asked and when you asked.
The NDP was within reach of forming government; or there was a dead heat; or the Conservatives were pulling ahead; or the Liberals were surging.
The numbers game is an increasingly difficult one for pollsters who try and gauge voter intentions.
Published on Oct. 18, 2015, on Global News.
As the longest federal election campaign in recent memory draws to a close, experts say a minority government in Ottawa is almost guaranteed come Monday night.