Monday 1 October 2007

More Good Posts on MMP

Don't forget to vote YES for MMP in the Oct. 10th Referendum.
Here are some good recent posts on MMP:

Top Five Reasons MMP Is Better For Voters by Liberals for MMP.

Coyne On MMP at The Vanity Press

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: The new system will give Ontario 22 more politicians and their staff at Queen's Park? by Liberals for MMP.

What the Media Doesn’t Want You to Know About Our Current Electoral System by democraticSPACE.

And, if you still have doubts or questions about MMP (like, if you've been reading that email that has been going around that makes all sorts of outrageous and un-true claims against MMP), then read these 2 pages at Vote for MMP:

How It Works


And here are some more good ones:
These 2 are from Chris Tindal. He makes an excellent point on how MMP was chosen as an alternative election system:

For me, the most important thing to remember about the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) recommendation is that it was designed by people, not just politicians. 103 randomly-selected Ontarians worked for eight months on our behalf studying, consulting, and deliberating on which voting system is best for Ontario. They were not beholden to any political party or special interest—they were just everyday Ontarians trying to make the best decision they could. And in the end, by an overwhelming vote of 94-8, they decided that it’s time for change.
from TVO Battle Blog: MMP Winners

Appointed Politicians

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