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Configurations of Power

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Political Science
POLI 221
Rick Schultz

thGovernment of CanadaSept 28Why should a vote in a rural area have significantly more value than a vote in an urban areaWhy should white older people count more than visible minorities the young lgbt concentrated in urban areas First past the postthe post is fixedMajor distortion form a majority strong government with a minority of votes Favours the first national party they get preferences the second national party are devaluedElectoral system distorts favours regional party over national third party The principle of one person of one votethat one is of greater value to another is not accurateHoC not representative to the diversity of the country Too many older people social background ethnic background or gender This HoC is more representative but still under representative Accountability Wouldnt it be nice if the house was 50 female Yes but would it have consequencesHoC during Question Period KeepingHolding Governments Accountable Configuration
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