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Electoral reform is a big issue right now – how can we ensure every vote is counted equally, no matter who you vote for?

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In the last two elections, our outdated voting system allowed a party to win 100% of the power with just 39% of the vote. As a result, millions of votes effectively didn’t count and too many Canadian voices aren’t heard in Ottawa. We talked to tens of thousands of Canadians over the summer and you told us you want a proportional voting system that reflects how Canadians actually voted. It’s pretty simple: if a party gets 39% of the vote, they should get 39% of the seats in our Parliament.