â€œIt just doesnâ€™t make sense that although less than 40 per cent of Canadians voted for Stephen Harperâ€™s Conservatives, the Conservatives have a majority in the House of Commons,â€� said Scott. â€œIt's time for a new electoral system, one that actually represents us, to ensure that each personâ€™s vote truly counts.â€�
The NDP is committed to strengthening Canadaâ€™s democracy and has consistently called for changes to the first-past-the-post electoral system. Canadians deserve local MPs who are directly accountable to themâ€”and a House of Commons that reflects the support each party actually receives from voters.
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