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From 1997 and 2015, had federal elections took place under an Alternative Vote system, the Liberals would have been the only party to benefit each election.


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The prime minister seemingly favours an alternative vote system—the system Canadians likely understand the least.


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Under proportional representation, voters effectively provide a sample of their opinions and the parties decide who will govern.


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Countries with PR electoral systems had average central government spending of 29.2 per cent (of GDP) compared to 23.5 per cent in majoritarian/plurality countries.

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The federal government wants to reform Canada’s electoral system, with a committee now investigating options.