Post July 27th, 2018 on Niagara At Large
Thanks to Canada’s long debated, yet still firmly in place first-past-the-post system of electing governments, a party can get significantly less than half the popular vote in a federal or provincial election, and yet form a majority government’.
Then – should the leader of the first-past-the-post party be a populist or demagogue with an autocratic or totalitarian bent – that leader can run the province or country like a dictatorship for the next four years.
America has its Donald Trump.
NOW Ontario has Doug Ford
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