A Working Minority? What the minority government of the 38th Parliament can teach about proposals for electoral reform

This paper was the winner of the 2006 Alf Hales research award, handed out each year to the best paper on the parliamentary system written by a Parliamentary Intern. The study evaluates proposals for electoral reform by using the minority government of the 38th Parliament as a test case for how Canada’s political system might be affected should the country adopt a system of proportional representation, and consequently increase the frequency of minority governments.


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  • Paul Thomas

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