The BC Citizens'
Assembly on Electoral Reform
recommended adoption of BC-STV, a voting method "designed to make every vote count" for a
satisfactory representative, "and to
reflect voters' support for candidates and parties as fairly as possible" in Legislative
On May 17, 2005, a majority of citizens of British Columbia
this method, but it fell slightly short of the 60% requirement set by the legislature.
It reappeared on the
2009 ballot for a second try, but also did not succeed.
This site allows you to try a BC-STV version of the 2013 general election, so you can see how it works.
In 2018, BC will try again through a referendum on
proportional representation in principle, with the methodology not yet
specified. Fair Voting BC is in favor.
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- This site is provided by DemoChoice, a website where users can vote in and
create their own STV polls free of charge.
- The very nice maps on this site are from the Elections BC website.
- DemoChoice is not affiliated with Elections BC
or any candidate, party, or campaign in the featured elections.
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