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How people elect parliaments

Canadian conservatives weight members’ votes in choosing new leader

On Sunday the Conservative Party of Canada elected its new national Leader, using a highly unusual weighted preferential voting system which gave heartland party supporters relatively low vote weights. Members … Continue reading

May 30, 2017 · 4 Comments

Leaders are made, not born

The leadership of political parties is vigorously contested in all democratic nations. Party leadership processes are – or recently have been – underway in the United States, Britain and Canada, … Continue reading

July 19, 2016 · Leave a comment