The legislative resolution, not the referendum, will trigger the duty to negotiate.
Referendum turnout is lower than the last provincial election in 2017.
With this approach, British Columbians won’t know how the PR voting systems would work in practice.
New Zealanders weren’t asked a simple yes or no question.
Lower Mainland residents could change the way all British Columbians elect their democratic representatives
Currently, next fall’s referendum requires only 50 per cent-plus one of the popular vote.
Within B.C. and across Canada, there are precedents for a referendum on electoral reform.
The issue of electoral reform received very little attention during the 2015 campaign.
In the past decade, four provincial governments pushing for electoral reform put the question to the people.