Voters are increasingly disengaged because they don’t vote with their hearts, they vote strategically. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The new provincial government has announced plans for a referendum on proportional representation, happening the fall of 2018. B.C. voters deserve an opportunity to elect candidates and government that best reflects their values. Proportional representation will give British Columbians a more diverse and representative legislature, ensuring that everyone's voices are heard and that there is no such thing as a “wasted vote”.
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