Electoral systems in place have a direct influence on

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electoral systems in place have a direct influence on political trust which is a constituent of social capital. If a community has high social capital, positive health impact will be evident. The author also focuses on the positive and negative impacts electoral reforms have on political parties. Furthermore, the author acknowledges no proper research has been done on how electoral systems can affect the health of Canadian citizens. From a health perspective, it is important to consider the influence of electoral reforms on well- being of citizens. The article gives a wider perspective of the different impact an election reform can have in Canada. Bowden, J. (2016). Time has already run out on electoral reform. Browser Download This Paper . According to the author, the current government had promised to amend the constitution and implement an electoral process which will have fewer setbacks as compared to the “first past the post”. The government offered two alternatives to be replacements which are the mixed member representation and single transferable vote. Therefore, the author analyzes the impact the proposed reform will have on the government and some of the constitutional laws it will affect upon its implementation. Finally, the author laments that implementing the reform will be difficult if the plan is to use the new electoral process in 2019. The article describes the flaws which will arise in adapting either of the two proposed reforms. Cherniack, H. (2016). Electoral Reform for Canada.
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ELECTORAL REFORM 5 In his article, the author compares various electoral systems in a bid to find the best voting process for the citizens of Canada. The author uses different criteria to analyze the electoral systems and concludes that the Single Transferable Vote (STV) fits Canada. The author examines the current electoral system in place highlighting the major flaws and its lack of proportionality. Moreover, there are various considerations which have to be made in choosing the best electoral system. These considerations include representation, regional representation, strategic thinking for voters and parties, diversity, etc. The article
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