I would like to make my views known to the Assembly and add my
vote to a new electoral system based on a Mixed Member Proportional
system similar to New Zealand and Germany. I recommend the
Minimum percentage of votes required to get any seats
be set at 5% of the Provincial total.
The number of Party list seats be set at a low number
to both reduce the increase in
geographical area of Constituencies and
minimize the reduction in regional seats, particularly
in northern BC.
Set the number of list seats at 8-12.
No seats in Northern BC to be eliminated or increased
Party list seats to specify that the number one place
be automatically given to the Party Leader and
number two place assigned to the Deputy leader.
Each party to present the Party List two weeks before
the General Election begins.
Each Party to determine the allocation of
seats and this process to be made public.
Each person on the Party List must have
a biography as part of the public information
submitted to Elections BC.
Voting will be on two separate ballots. One
for the local candidate and one for the
Only Parties running candidates in the
Electoral District can have their name on the Party
Only officially registered Parties may be listed and
they must run candidates in at least 25% of
the Electoral Districts in BC to get on the