With the support of the Dalhousie Political Science Department, and Dr. Louise Carbert, The Springtide Collective and our community partners are on a mission to find the best voting system for Nova Scotia. Last year, during our Make Democracy Better engagement, participating Nova Scotians told us that exploring alternatives to the first past the post voting system should be a top priority. This Spring (2016) we’re inviting you to join the conversation on voting systems.
This event will be a 2.5 hour session, hosted by the Springtide Collective, where participants will:
- learn about 5 different models for voting systems that Nova Scotia could use
- engage in conversation with hosts and other participants with the goal of exploring these models more deeply, and providing input on what the best voting system for Nova Scotia is.
- plug into a province-wide conversation on alternative voting systems, and connect to a growing community of people who like democracy and think it can be done better.
In advance of the event, Springtide has released a discussion paper modelling the five voting systems models that will be discussed at these sessions. If you'd like to read the paper in advance of the session, you can do so here: Better choices: voting system alternatives for Nova Scotia.
Tuesday, September 20th, 6:00-8:30 PM
Dalhousie University, Mona Campbell Building, Room 2107
1459 Lemarchant St.,
Halifax, NS B3H 3P8
1459 Lemarchant St
Halifax , NS B3H 3P8
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