As the Liberal’s assumed office, three big democratic reform ideas were floated: electoral reform, e-voting, and mandatory voting. The second and third were never seriously entertained – swatted away by the Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reform. The first quickly became a quagmire due largely to the Government’s own failures in process design.
June 6, 2017
The Liberals and Democratic Reform: From Offense to Defence
As even our own governments seek to enable online tax filings and health care records, clinging to paper ballots provides only a simplistic and ultimately false sense of security.