Broadbent Institute Executive Director Rick Smith available to comment on electoral reform consultations



OTTAWA—Executive Director Rick Smith is in Ottawa and available to comment on the federal government’s announcement Wednesday of the appointment of a special parliamentary committee to study alternate voting systems.

Democratic renewal is one of the Broadbent Institute’s primary areas of focus and has published two recent studies on electoral reform as part of an ongoing campaign for a fair voting system in which every voter counts.

Please visit our website to download An Electoral System for All and Canadian Electoral Reform – Public Opinion on Possible Alternatives. To watch our recent debate on proportional representation at Progress Summit 2016, visit here.


For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Sarah Schmidt, Director of Communications, 613-857-2814 or sschmidt[at]broadbentinstitute[dot]ca.