FAQ: Get Involved
How can British Columbians learn more about the
You read the Assembly’s Final
. This website is also a great resource - take a look
around! A non-partisan information office may be established in the
new year, to provide information resources on BC-STV and the
current electoral system.
The Final Report is being sent to 1.52 million British Columbian
households in January 2005. The Knowledge Network will be
broadcasting a one-hour documentary during the months leading up to
Will there be Yes and No
Yes and No campaigns are arising, adding to a vigorous and
important debate on this issue. If voters are to make an
informed decision, all British Columbians need to discuss this
issue and to participate in the vote on May 17, 2005.
Did the Assembly listen to public opinion when
making its recommendation?
Members carefully considered all the public
input they received in this process. The
Assembly received 1,600 submissions, and held 50 public
hearings that were attended by almost 3,000 people.
As one member said, "our role, though, was to do more than just
tally up submissions. Our job was to listen, learn and thoughtfully
evaluate. We especially paid attention to people’s
underlying values and the outcomes they wanted from an electoral
system. The values most frequently expressed were voter choice,
proportionality and local representation. The Assembly believes
BC-STV best addresses these values and will produce the best
outcomes for BC."
Is there information about BC-STV for people who don't
The Final Report is available in French
How do I invite someone who was
part of the Assembly to speak to my community group?
Many of those who served as members
of the Assembly continue to actively explain the
recommendation. A group of "alumni" have made themselves
available for speaking engagements. To contact these alumni members
for a speaking engagement, please email email@example.com