Don’t let details delay vote reforms
In response to Alan Holman's column on July 4, there are a lot of voting systems we could try which would be fairer and less distorted than what we have now.
If we tried one and didn't like it we could refine or change it pretty easily. If we get bogged down in the details, we'll never get anything off the ground at all. In the end, serious-minded people have to pick something broadly workable that won't necessarily satisfy everyone, and run with it.
The Liberals have an incentive to play ball - based on history, it is a virtual guarantee they will hold on to a significant share of the popular vote in the next election but be shut out of seats.
What about a four multi-member districts with a party list for each district? That's straight PR, but every locality is represented. Stephen DeGrace, Stratford