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Canadians cheated again by voting system

Ripped off: outcome does not accurately reflect how they voted.

Dateline: Tuesday, May 03, 2011

by Fair Vote Canada

May 3, 2011

Canada's national citizens' movement for voting reform has released analysis of TuesdayÂ’s federal election results showing that the outcome does not accurately reflect the way Canadians voted.

"The Conservative party increased their vote percentage by less than two points," says Fair Vote Canada (FVC) President Bronwen Bruch, "but this allowed them to win 24 more seats than in 2008, when they were already over-represented. Stephen Harper calls this a 'decisive endorsement', but we call it a rip-off..."

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http://www.fairvote.ca/en/Canadians-cheated-again-by-voting-system

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