11 May 2009

Northern Politicians Endorse BC-STV

... including the mayors of Fort St. John and Dawson Creek.

They've added their names to the growing list of BC-STV supporters.

According to Fort St. John mayor Bruce Lantz, the new voting system will allow us to move away from the antiquated party system and vote for the person, not the party. He calls it democracy in its purest form and says it will ensure our political representation will be more fair and equitable.

Dawson Creek mayor Mike Bernier says that, after looking into the proposed change, he too thinks it will offer all British Columbians the opportunity to ensure they have proper representation in the BC Legislature.

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