The Green Party has proven the critics wrong by electing its first MP in a dysfunctional electoral system against the odds. Elizabeth May has proven to have had a strong influence in the House despite being the lone Green MP and an independent. Much more influence than most other independent candidates in the past. The Green Party has the opportunity to present a clear and alternative vision of Canada's place in the world and as such needs to review its past foreign policies and update them.
Green Party leader Elizabeth May has called Canada's first-past-the-post electoral system "perverse". As we wait for the embargo to lift on reporting results, I'd like to defend what I think is a brilliant system against sore losers... Read Post
Like many other Americans, I’ve been thinking that a strong third party party candidate for president would be a good development given the likely unappealing choices offered by the two major parties. After a bit of research, howeve... Read Post
Nyhan digs into the numbers: [I]t's clear that the favorable electoral environment has attracted a strong group of Republican candidates. Despite the influence of the Tea Party movement, the GOP actually has more House candidates wh... Read Post