Settling Boundaries

For the past decade at least, concerns about voter inequality and underrepresentation of Canadians in urban areas have been front and center with calls for fairer, more equal and constitutionally sound representation becoming the soundtrack for progress towards other democratic reforms in Canada.

So, what does voter inequality mean? It means that one person’s vote counts more or is valued or weighted more than another person’s vote. It is a troubling state of affairs in a democracy when one vote is somehow worth more than another. The question is how does this occur or what does voter inequality look like? Continue reading